Suthikiati bestowed royal gong

Suthikiati bestowed royal gong

His Majesty the King has bestowed royal honours on 50 individuals, many of them business people, it was announced in the Royal Gazette yesterday.

Suthikiati: One of 50

Among the recipients was Suthikiati Chirathivat, chairman of the board of Bangkok Post Plc and chairman of the board of Central Plaza Hotel Plc. He is one of seven people awarded the Knight Grand Cordon (First Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand.

The other six are Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth, the founder of Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc; Santi Bhirombhakdi, executive chairman of Boonrawd Brewery Co; Jittima Jarujinda, former executive at the Public Relations Department; Chattip Tanthaprasas, president of Nitipeerachat Law Office; Polapee Tulyasuwan, managing director of Nitipeerachat Law Office, and Aswin Techajareonvikul, chief executive officer of Berli Jucker Plc.

Five people were awarded the Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant: Khunying Tewee Chearavanont, Nualphan Lamsam, Vichai Bencharongkul, Soopakij Chearavanont and Suphachai Chearavanont.

The other recipients were awarded the Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand and the Knight Commander (Second Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand.

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