Mr. Somchit Sertthin was born on September 22, 1952 in Bangkok, Thailand.
In 1974, he graduated with a BS degree in Business Administration from Babson College, Wellesley, Mass, USA. In addition, he attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School in 2002.
Mr. Sertthin started his working career at the Bangkok subsidiary of the Continental Bank of Chicago from 1974. He was the Senior Manager of Credit and Marketing when he left the bank in 1980. Then he joined Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A., and his last position was Vice President & Country Corporate Manager of the bank's Taipei Branch in 1986.
Mr. Sertthin served from 1986 to 2001 as Executive Director of Tipco Asphalt Public Company Limited. In addition, he was appointed as a director of Bank of Asia Public Company Limited in Bangkok from 1995 to 1998. In December 2001, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Tipco Asphalt Public Company Limited. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.