Mr. Chutima serves as Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Special Business, which is responsible for monitoring and preventing the formation of new non-performing loans (NPLs), managing the bulk of the Bank’s portfolio of NPLs and non-performing assets (NPAs), and providing practical advice on restructuring debts. He has 32 years of experience in corporate lending.
He joined the Bank after graduating from Chulalongkorn University with a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and earning his M.B.A. from Ohio University, U.S. He managed project finance and became Manager of Corporate Department 4, where he was responsible for corporate lending to the energy and petrochemical sectors prior to his appointment to ITV Co., Ltd. in 1996 as that company’s Managing Director and the Bank’s representative. After completing his mission to divest the Bank’s controlling stake in ITV, he returned to the Bank to resume his work with large corporate clients. He was promoted as Executive Vice President, Corporate Division 1 in 2003. Subsequently, he was promoted as First Executive Vice President, Special Situations Group in February 2009 in order to provide practical advice for restructuring debts and develop a proactive and systematic framework to protect against new NPL formation for customers adversely affected by changes in the economic environment. He was promoted to Senior Executive Vice President in December 2010.