“COMBINING FOOD PROCESSING, FARMING AND FINANCIAL EXPERTISE TO DELIVER EXCEPTIONAL INVESTMENT RETURNS”
Jonathan Y. Dee
Jonathan is the founder, Chairman and past Chief Executive Officer & Former President of Alliance Select Foods International, Inc., a Philippine Stock Exchange listed company with interests in seafood in the Philippines, Indonesia, New Zealand and USA. He is a 20+ year veteran of the tuna and seafood industries in the region. Currently, he serves as the Chairman of the Board of Alliance Select Foods and Chief Executive Officer of Agbridge Investments Ltd.
Jonathan has also served as a former Vice Chairman and Executive Director of AgriPure/River Kwai from 2004 to 2007. Agripure is listed in the Stock Exchange of Thailand and is one of the largest canned corn companies in the world. Jonathan serves in the board of over a dozen companies mostly related to the food industry.
Roj has worked for over 25 years in the food and agricultural sector. He served as Chief Executive Officer of AgriPure/River Kwai. During his stay there he was honoured from Ministry of Commerce, the Thai Government with the Silver Medal of the Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn due to his contribution which actively promoted local agricultural products for export market. Currently, he is the Chairman of Capital Plus Advisory Co., Ltd., a financial advisory company, and RelianceAgro Co., Ltd., a food products and agricultural advisory firm.
In addition to serving as a Finance Manager for more than 8 years in both service and manufacturing industries, Roj was also able to diversify key projects and develop new products to expand marketing networks under him. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Siam Ratchathanee Corporation PLC and an advisor to Siam Del Monte Co., Ltd.
Frank Simon started his career with Ralston Purina as an analytical chemist in 1969. He then joined Chicken of the Sea in 1976 served as Research and Development manager, R&D director, QA director, production director and marketing manager.
In 1992, Frank moved to Asia and joined Thai Agri Foods as Vice President of manufacturing. In 1996 he joined First Dominion Prime Holdings in the Philippines also as Vice President of manufacturing.
Then in 1999, Frank joined Mitsui Foods International as a QA director while maintaining his office in Bangkok. In this capacity, he is responsible for locating and evaluating new sources of products in Asia and the rest of the world. He draws on his scientific and technical knowledge of food processing to help foreign plants develop new products and improve the quality and efficiency of their plants. He also helps these foreign processors understand and comply with the regulations governing exporting preserved products into the U.S. market. Currently, Frank still serves as Process Consultant to Mitsui Foods International for the Asian Pacific Region.
Tanasak Wahawisan PH.D.
Tanasak Wahawisan is currently the Executive Adviser and Director of Apollo (Thailand) Co. Ltd., an international automotive and industrial lubricant oil manufacturer. He is also a Founding Member and Lecturer at the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies of Rangsit University.
Dr. Tanasak has garnered more than 20 years of experience in the financial and banking sector. He had held various positions in CMIC Finance and Securities Public Co., Ltd. including Director and Executive Vice President. Similarly, Dr. Tanasak also served as an Executive Director for the Export Import Bank of Thailand.
In addition to working in the financial field, Dr. Tanasak has also been actively involved in the government and once served as an Advisor to the Deputy Finance Minister of Thailand. He also served as the Deputy Secretary General to the Prime Minister.
Khun Warapong Nandabhiwat has been involved in the food and beverage industry for over 2 decades. He was President of Universal Food PLC, a leading publicly listed Beverage company in Thailand. Khun Warapong is currently involved in the Health Food supplement business as chairman of Immunothai Co. Ltd. and is a partner PBM and Associates a large shrimp farming business. Khun Warapong”s multi-farious activities extends to resort and property development. Khun Warapong earned is Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University Pennsylvania USA. Recently Khun Warapong has honorable PhD from Mae Jo University , a leading Agricultural University in Thailand.
Senen has had many years of both public and private experience serving Government as well as the business sector. he is a CPA by profession and rose among the ranks of Castle Cook Inc. To cap his career in Standard Fruit as well as Dole Asia Corporation as it’s General Manager. Senen was called to public service in the early 1990’s by then President Cory Aquino and appointed Secretary of Agriculture. Senen currently Chairs La frutera Inc, Ultrex Management and Investment Corp., Truly Natural food Corp. among others. He is likewise deeply involved in assisting the government as a Sr. Panel member to bring lasting peace in Mindanao as well a various Agriculture related NGO’s. With multifarious awards and endeavors Senen continues his contribution to Agriculture and food production as an advisor to Agbridge Investmets.