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Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce Appoints New Executive Director

On the 10th of June, the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (TNCC) announced the future Executive Director of the TNCC in a press release. Starting her new job on August 1st of this year, Ingeborg Steinholt, 43, will succeed the current Executive Director of the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce as well as the Thai-Swedish Chamber of…

New Managing Director at Maersk Line

Maersk Line in Thailand has appointed Thomas Lindy Sørensen as the new Managing Director. By Joan Brasholt Larsen Before his most recent appointment, Thomas Lindy Sørensen was Head of Maersk Line in SEA, overseeing the Operations, Commercial and Market Intelligence Teams. He also worked in the Commercial Management team in Copenhagen, where he was responsible for…

Corporate Social Responsibility: the unpolished gems of Thailand

“Thai companies are increasingly embracing the global momentum of corporate social responsibility”, from the Bangkok Post Thursday 24 May 2007.By Kamthorn OunhirunskulWhat is “Corporate Social Responsibility” or “CSR”?  In Wikipedia it is described as “a concept whereby organizations consider the interests of society by taking responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, employees,…

Love brought Nui to Odense

When Nui met Frederik she followed him to Denmark and started studying. Now, ten years after, they are married and have a daughter – and have just moved back to Bangkok. By Rikke Bjerge Johansen When Sukontha Undjai Jørgensen, or just Nui, was 18 years old she met the Danish guy Frederik, who was working…

Leo Alexandersen: As busy as ever

Stepping down as the President of the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce also meant saying goodbye to 50 hours of voluntary work every month. But Leo Alexandersen is not slowing down. By Rikke Bjerge Johansen When Leo Alexandersen was the President of the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce I had never talked much with him. I only…