Photo Release: PwC South East Asia Consulting CEO speaks at the ‘Thailand is Back’ conference


BANGKOK - Derek Kidley, chief executive officer, PwC South East Asia Consulting, was one of the key speakers at the ‘Thailand is Back’ conference. He also appeared on NOW26 TV and shared his views on how to boost confidence in the Thai economy and business sector.

The high-profile event, spearheaded by the Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.I.) and the Nation Multimedia Group, saw some leading Thai executives and Bangkok-based foreign business leaders presenting and debating about how Thailand will position itself as the hub of the Asean Economic Community. The event was chaired by F.T.I. chairman Supan Mongkolsuthee.

The international conference, held at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Bangkok, included renowned speakers such as Prof. Dr. Surakiart Sathirathai, former Deputy Prime Minister, who delivered a keynote address on 'Thailand's Reform'; Kan Trakulhoon, president and CEO of Siam Cement Group; Boonchai Chokwatana, chairman of Saha Patanapibul Pcl and other executives of Thai and foreign companies.

Joining the 500 invited guests were ambassadors and commercial counsellors as well as representatives from seven Thai private-sector organisations and local and foreign press.