Siam Commercial Bank names Pornpat Ongnithiwat new CFO
Effective February 1, 2023, SCB will be appointing Pornpat Ongnithiwat as First Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer.
Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) aspires to be the main pillar of the SCBX Financial Group, focusing on delivering superior returns with rigorous risk control, appropriate management of operating costs, and winning the hearts of every customer segment. The Bank's strategies and business plans are ready for fast-changing consumer behaviour in the digital age.
Pornpat will be a driving force in the Bank's efforts to attain this objective efficiently. The new CFO will play a significant role in co-developing the Bank's strategic plan and business direction, developing financial strategies, conducting assessment and management of financial indicators, and advising the management team and Board of Directors on the Bank's finance and accounting matters.
In addition to her knowledge and expertise in finance and investments, Pornpat has been recognized as an expert in a variety of areas, such as strategic and business process development, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, risk management, business and competition analysis, and more.
She has experience as a leader in preparing strategic plans and action plans for the Pruksa Holding Group, covering real estate plans, health care business, investment, and analyzing and forecasting earnings, as well as making recommendations and adjusting strategic alignment within the group to achieve its objectives.
Prior to joining SCB, Pornpat served as Deputy Group Chief Financial Officer at Pruksa Holding Public Company Limited and Group Chief Financial Officer at Pruksa Real Estate Public Company Limited and held several financial and investment management positions at PepsiCo Group companies, such as PepsiCo Asia in Hong Kong and Suntory PepsiCo in Vietnam. Additionally, she has worked with P&G and KPMG.
Pornpat earned a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Banking from the Faculty of Business Administration at Assumption University and a Master's degree in Marketing (International Program) from Thammasat University.
She was also enrolled in the Master of Science in Business Administration program at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.