Dhanin Chearavanont is a Thai businessman and investor who were born on 1939 in Bangkok. Dhanin and his family own the Charoen Pokhphand Group.
C.P. Group’s holdings produced cumulative incomes of almost $46.5 billion and hold nearly $50.1 billion in resources
Personal Biography: Dhanin Chearavanont
During childhood years, Mr. Dhanin started his study at a Chinese school in Bangkok previously attending the Sarasit Wittaya School in Banpong district, Ratchaburi Province. In the year 1952, he left for central China to study in high school where later he traveled to Hong Kong to complete his scholar study. Soon after he got graduated from college in Hong Kong, Mr. Dhanin resumed to Thailand in the year 1958, to help his private business.
Dhanin merged the group when he was just 25. He became the president in 1970 and after 19 years he became the chairman. Mr. Dhanin Chearavanont used to help as consultant of the Regal Thai Government and the Parliament Group on Agriculture, advisor of Dean of Thai State Department, advisor to the Foreign Ministry on Economics, advisor of minister of Finance Ministry, also congressman of National Legislative Assembly, congressman of the House of Lords, also the vice-president of National Economic and Legitimate Adjustment Union. Mr. Dhanin Chearavanont has chosen as the vice-president of Thai-Chinese Friendship Connotation, a member of the Hong Kong Reconsolidation of the Introductory Committee. Their business expanded geographically across the Asia, and vertically via a number of technology projects and contract the farming initiatives.
The C.P. Group is one of Asia’s largest conglomerates and operates in agriculture, telecommunications, marketing, delivery and logistics, international trading, petrochemicals, property and the land development, crop integration, assurance, automotive, and pet foods.
Dhanin Chearavanont: Family
Dhanin Chearavanont’s father name was Chia Ek Chor, and his uncle, Chia Seow Hui, left China for Bangkok in the year the 1920s to begin selling out seeds and agricultural chemicals. They’re professionally diversified geographically across the Asia, and precipitously via a number of expertise ventures and contract farming enterprises.
Dhanin has three brothers named as Jaran, Montri and Sumet and their families together own the Charoen Pokhphand Group (C.P. Group). The C.P. Group’s holdings produced cumulative revenues of around $7.5 billion. The C.P. Group is one of the second largest stockholders in Itochu Corporation in Japan.
The name of Dhanin Chearavanont’s wife is Khunying Tewee Chearavanont and they have five children’s.
The name of his eldest son is Soopakij Chearavanont who is the Vice chairman of CP Group and manages the Group’s Chinese processes and investment corporate. His Son Suphachai is the vice chairman of CP Group, Thailand’s third-largest telecom worker, president and the CEO of True Corp. Another son named Narong is the Vice chairman of CP Lotus Corp. Dhanin two daughter names are Varnnee Chearavanont Ross, Tipaporn Chearavanon.
Achievements and Recognition:
A Thai entrepreneur and philanthropist have been given a nominal doctorate from the Massey University in acknowledgment of his work. Chearavanont CP Group is the parent corporation of even more than of 200 companies, which together employ almost 300,000 of the people in 17 countries and they generate revenue of more than about $60 billion annually.
He has made a massive contribution to refining the standard of living for the Thai public, in the agro-food sector, and is extensively regarded as a classic businessman in the international trade. Mr. Dhanin was awarded honorary degrees of professor by the Tongji University, China Agricultural University, also by Fudan University and China Agricultural Academy.
Thai Chinese entrepreneur Dhanin Chearavanont has a valued net worth of about $17.3 billion, according to Forbes. He is known as the richest man in Malaysia as well as in the entire of Southeast Asia.