Dhanin Chearavanont

DHANIN CHEARAVANONT 谢国民

Chairman and CEO

Responsible for half of Thailand’s business dealings last year, the  75-year-old has built or restored 12 Buddhist temples in his homeland and donated over 100 million yuan to China for education, public welfare, healthcare and disaster relief. The family also sponsors orphanages and has a programme to help schools be self-sufficient. Its CSR projects include scholarship programmes, and rural and talent development.

Company:

Charoen Pokphand Group

Net worth:

US$12.6 billion