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Dr. Kongkrapan Intarajang


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Myriant
Thailand

Biography

Chief Operating Officer - Upstream Petrochemical Business PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (PTTGC) Dr. Kongkrapan has more than 20 years of experience in the global petrochemical and chemical arenas. His areas of expertise include overseeing corporate strategy, business development, major project development, international M&A, R&D, and corporate finance & investor relations divisions. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Upstream Petrochemical Business at PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (PTTGC) and a member of the Board of Directors in several companies under PTTGC's umbrella, such as Thai Tank Terminal Limited in Thailand, PTT Chemical International Pte. Ltd. in Singapore, Emery Oleochemicals Group in Malaysia, Vencorex Holding in France, NatureWorks LLC, Myriant Corporations, PTTGC America, and PTTGC USA in USA. Moreover, Dr. Kongkrapan has been working with PTTGC throughout his career, holding various senior positions including Executive Vice President of International Business Operations, Senior Vice President overseeing Performance Products Business Unit and Corporate Business Development, CEO of Emery Oleochemicals Group, Chairman of the board for a number of PTTGC's subsidiaries (TOC Glycol and Thai Ethanolamines), and President and Board Member of Thai Oleochemicals. He has a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from Chulalongkorn University and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Houston University, Texas.

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