Business Leader

Boonklee Plangsiri
(บุญคลี ปลั่งศิริ)

Boonklee Plangsiri<br>(บุญคลี ปลั่งศิริ)

Chief executive instrumental in building Thaksin Shinawatra’s business empire

Place of Birth: Prachin Buri

Date of Birth: Tue Jun 19, 1951

Family Background:

Chinese Thai


  • 1973 – B.Eng Honor (Telecommunications), Chulalongkorn University
  • 1975 – M.A. (Computer Engineering), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


  • 1975-1977: Post & Telegraph Department
  • 1977-1993: Communications Authority of Thailand (CAT)
  • 1993-: Shin Corp PCL (last position Director and Chairman of the Group Executive Committee


  • 2002 – Telecom Man of the Year (Telecommunications Association of Thailand)
  • 2003 – CEO of the Year (The Nation)