Thai business magnate and investor. He is Thailand’s third richest entrepreneur, with an estimated net worth of US$12.2 billion. He is chairman of Thai Beverage as well as Fraser & Neave Ltd. He owns the Pantip Plaza mall in Bangkok, Hotel Plaza Athenee in Manhattan, hotels in Asia, the US and Australia, plus residential, commercial and retail buildings in Singapore and Thailand.
Thai Bev and TCC Group chair, who supports education and Buddhist causes, as well as efforts to reintroduce elephants into the wild. He contributed to a $30 million kidney research center and also helps preserve the tradition of classical masked dancing. Filipino celebrity hairstylist Ricky Reyes has donated $20 million toward health care and job training to the poor over the last decade.