Siam Commercial Bank named Associate Professor Dr. Kulpatra Sirodom to serve as an Independent Director and member of the Audit Committee. This is pursuant to Mr. Tiraphot Vajrabhaya's resignation.Dr. Kulpatra is an Associate Professor in the Department of Finance, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Thammasat University. She serves as a member of the Risk Management Sub-committee for State Enterprises and the Performance Agreement Sub-committee for State Enterprises on Energy Sector of the Ministry of Finance. She also holds key positions in many organisations and as a board member for a number of leading private organisations, including Director of the Managerial Accounting Sub-committee of the Federation of Accounting Professions; Advisor to the Founding Committee of Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) of the Stock Exchange of Thailand; and Independent Director and Chairperson of the Audit Committee of Thai President Foods PCL.Sirodom also held key positions in several government offices, including as founding member of the BBA International Program of Thammasat University; Advisor to the Risk Management Committee, Government Housing Bank; and Advisor of the Investment Banking Department, Thanachart Securities Co., Ltd., and more.She earned a Ph. D. (Finance) from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, an M.B.A. (Finance) from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA and a B.B.A. with first class honors from Thammasat University, Thailand under the King Bhumiphol's Scholarship Award. With her additional training courses, such as the Director of the Certification Program (DCP) of the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD), the Bank strongly believes that she will bring new perspectives to contribute to the Bank's operations.
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