Kriengsak Tantiphipop holds a key management position as Chief Executive Officer of The Emporium Group Co.,Ltd., operator of the Emporium and the EmQuartier Shopping Complex while also acting as a member of Board of Director of Siam Paragon Development Co., Ltd., operator of Siam Paragon Shopping Complex. His primary role is to select international and leading local Thai brands seeking to be part of the effort toprovidea premium experience to shoppers from all over the world. Kriengsak began his career as an executive trainee with American Appraisal. He went on to join Kodak (Thailand), where he built a strong reputation from directing sales and marketing strategies for five major divisions. He was later invited to join the Business Development Department at The Mall Group. His drive and strong vision has finally seen the ‘One-Stop Shopping Retail and Entertainment’ concept become a spectacular reality in what is now the world-renowned Siam Paragon complex. Kriengsak’s outstanding performance has earned him promotion to managing director with responsibility for The Emporium, one of The Mall Group’s luxurious shopping complexes in Thailand. In addition to his full-time work, he is an adviser to the Committee on Youth, Women and the Elderly, and chairman of the inspection committee on a project to improve the basic rights of individuals. He has also devoted himself to working as president of the Bangkok Fashion Week in order to enhance Thailand’s capabilities in a competitive market and to make it a regional fashion hub. Kriengsak received a BBA in Marketing from Assumption University (ABAC) and completed the Modern Marketing Management at Chulalongkorn University. He is married to Chalida Thaochalee, former Miss Thailand 1998, with royal sponsorship from HM Queen Sirikit.