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Meet the Executives                                         Dr.Somchai Laohverapanich - Managing Director  
Dr.Somchai LaohverapanichDr. Somchai Laohaverapanich is the Managing Director of Du Pont (Thailand) Limited.  He joined DuPont Company in September 2006 and has served in a multitude of executive assignments.

 

Prior to his current assignment, Dr. Somchai had served as New Business Development Manager of DuPont Thailand. His role is responsible in leading the business development activities in Thailand to support growth through exploring cross-strategic business unit opportunity, developing key strategic accounts, driving emerging market strategy and identifying Mergers & Acquisition opportunity.

 

In March 2008, he was appointed to Deputy Managing Director and for the next four months, he became Managing Director of Du Pont (Thailand) Limited.

Dr. Somchai has had extensive experience with international companies in the industry related to animal health, dairy farm and products and feed mill.  Before joining DuPont, he started the first thirteen-year of his career at Cargill Feed, Nakornpathom District.  He then joined Chokchai Milk Limited as Director and General Manager in 1994.  He moved to Novartis Thailand as Regional Key Account Coordinator in August 1997 and promoted to be Marketing Director of Novartis Animal Health Thailand in June 2004.

 

Born in 1955 in Bangkok, Thailand, Dr. Somchai holds a bachelor’s degree in Doctor of Veterinary medicine from Chulalongkorn University, and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Thammasat University. In Thailand, he is a member of Thailand Confederation of Industries, the American Chamber of Commerce.

 

Dr. Somchai resides with his family in Bangkok.  He has one son and one daughter in college.