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Dr.Sumate Tanthuwanit

posted Aug 27, 2014, 1:58 AM by Advancement Alumni Affairs Office

Dr.Sumate Tanthuwanit

Present position/ title:

-          CEO of the Ngow Hock Group of Companies which includes Regional Container Lines (RCL), TIPS Co. Ltd., Thai Prosperity Terminal Co. Ltd. and Sintanachote Co. Ltd. which are companies providing wharf, container freight station and bonded warehouse facilities

How AIT degree helped you in achieving your career potential/goals
-    Understand the concept of how each process interlink in a systematic method, and the notion that process is the linkage among the subsystem group

-    Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering (Hons.) from Chulalongkorn University
-    Master Degree in Management Engineering from the Asian Institute of Technology
-    Honorary Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration from Mae Fah Luang University
-    Honorary Doctorate Degree in Logistics Management from Chulalongkorn University

Career/Accomplishment record after graduation from AIT:
-    founded Regional Container Lines (RCL) to provide feeder services between Thailand and Singapore in 1980
-    Chairman of Thai ship-owner Association 1996-2005
-    President of German-Thai Chamber of Commerce 1996-1998 and 2002-2004
-    Chairman of ASEAN ship-owner association 1996-1997
-    Chairman of Asian ship-owner forum 1997-1998
-    achieved Outstanding Engineer Award for year 1999 from Chulalongkorn University
-    Director of Siam Commercial Bank from 2003 - 2013
-    appointed by royal command as a member of the National Legislative Assembly During 2006-2008
-    receive Lloyd’s List Maritime Asia Hall of fame in 2005
-    awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany 2007
-    attained AITAA Distinguished Alumni Award for International Affairs for year 2009