Krungsri (Bank of Ayudhya PCL) recently announced the appointment of Mr. Sayam Prasitsirigul as Chief Information and Digital Officer, subsequent to the retirement of Ms. Voranuch Dejakaisaya, effective from 1 January 2021 onward.
Mr. Sayam has more than 25 years of experience in finance and banking in leading domestic and international financial institutions. Throughout his period of 9 years at Krungsri, Mr. Sayam has delivered outstanding accomplishments for Krungsri and SME Banking Group. He has led SME banking business to achieve solid growth and secured a leading position for Krungsri in SME banking business in Thailand. As a Chief Information and Digital Officer, Mr. Sayam will draw on his extensive experience and expertise in strategic planning, business management and analysis, and product and service development together with his engineering and IT background to make Krungsri achieve even more sustainable growth in the future.
In capacity of Chief Information and Digital Officer, Mr. Sayam will lead digital and innovation in various aspects such as Digital Banking and Innovation, IT Strategic Planning and Governance, IT Core Banking Mainframe Solution and Operations, IT Infrastructure and Operations Technology, and IT Security.
Mr. Sayam holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University and a Master of Business Administration from The Claremont Graduate School, USA.
Krungsri (Bank of Ayudhya PCL and its group companies) is the fifth largest financial group in Thailand in terms of assets, loans, and deposits, and one of Thailand’s five Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs) with 75 years of history in the country. Krungsri is a strategic member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Japan’s largest financial group and one of the world’s largest financial organizations. Krungsri provides a comprehensive range of banking, consumer finance, investment, asset management, and other financial products and services to individual consumers, SMEs, and large corporations through 679 branches (640 Banking Branches and 39 Auto Business Branches) and over 33,325 service outlets nationwide. The Krungsri Group is the largest card issuer in Thailand with 9.4 million credit cards, sales finance, and personal loan accounts in its portfolio; a major automobile financing service provider (Krungsri Auto); one of the fastest growing asset management companies (Krungsri Asset Management); and a pioneer in microfinance (Ngern Tid Lor).
Krungsri is strongly committed to the highest level of integrity in conducting its business. All Krungsri Group companies have been awarded accreditation from the Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption (CAC) in collaboration with industry peers and stakeholders on a zero tolerance approach to corruption.
About MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.)
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo with over 360 years of history, MUFG is a global network with over 2,700 locations in more than 50 countries. The Group has over 180,000 employees, and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group aims to “be the world’s most trusted financial group” through close collaboration among our operating companies and flexibly respond to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges. For more information, visit https://www.mufg.jp/english