May 5, 2016


Thai Union appoints new head of group for human resource




Thai Union Group, the world's largest shelf-stable tuna processor and owner of a portfolio of leading global seafood brands, has appointed Shue Chung Chan as head of group, human resource (HR).


He will report directly to Thiraphong Chansiri, president and CEO of the Group.


Thiraphong Chansiri, president and CEO of Thai Union Group PCL said: "The appointment of Mr Chan to Head of Group HR reflects our focus on human resources as a core growth pillar for Thai Union. Mr Chan will oversee TU's global HR strategies and will be responsible for over 46,000 employees in four different continents around the globe. With his long experience and expertise in the industry, I am certain that Mr Chan will positively contribute to Thai Union's overall business growth."


Chan first joined Thai Union in 1996 to oversee production and operations including engineering, quality control, logistics and other matters.


In 1995, he graduated with a bachelor's degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, US. In 2002, he completed his MBA from Bangkok University and Directors Certification Program organised by the Thai Institute of Directors Association.


Chan will retain both the position of executive director at Thai Union, overseeing factory operations strategies and acting managing director at Thai Union Graphics Co., Ltd.

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