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Management Team

Mr. Michael Reed 
Chief Executive Officer

Education and Experience:

As CEO of Manulife Asset Management Thailand, Michael’s primary responsibilities are the development and implementation of our growth strategy, marrying Manulife’s on the ground local expertise and capabilities with our regional and global capabilities to deliver solutions for our consumers and partners in Thailand.

Michael brings with him over 20 years of industry experience and a deep knowledge of the region’s asset management landscape. Before joining Manulife Asset Management Thailand, Michael served as Country Head of FIL Asset Management (Korea) Limited. Prior to this, he held senior management positions with leading international financial services firms in markets including Australia, China, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan.


Chief Operations Officer

Education and Experience:

Suchart joined Manulife Asset Management (Thailand) in August 2015 as Head of Chief Operation Officer.

With solid experiences over 24 year experiences in Investment, Risk Management, and Operation in Asset Management firms, his role is put in place controlling measures and procedures to ensure operation functions both of fund accounting, fund registrar, and wealth operation with existing and new initiation to support market requirements as well as business policies.

Suchart holds a MBA from University of Southern California, and Fund Manager License.


Ms. Jintana Mekintharanggur 
Director, Equity 

Education and Experience:

Jintana is an equity fund manager for Manulife Asset Management (Thailand) joining on 13 May 2011. She is responsible for all equity portfolios. She has over 20 years of investment management experience. Previously, Jintana was a senior fund manager at MFC Asset Management Plc., managing mutual funds provident funds and private institutional funds.

Two funds under her management received Lipper and Morningstar awards;

1)    MFC-BT Income Growth Fund (M-BT) received The post - Lipper Thailand Fund Awards 2010 for The Best Flexible Fund Over 5 years.
2)    MFC Value Long Term Equity Fund (MV-LTF) received Morningstar Fund Awards Thailand 2009 and 2010 for The Best Equity Large Cap Fund.

Prior to that, she was an equity analyst at CL Sahaviriya Finance & Securities and Asia Credit Finance & Securities.

She has a BBA from Thammasat University, and MBA from Chulalongkorn University.


Mr. Vasu Suthiphongchai 
Director, Fixed Income

Education and Experience:

Vasu has over 20 years of experience in capital market. Vasu was a fund manager at Asset Plus Fund Management where he was responsible for managing fixed income private and mutual funds and also involved in setting up new Foreign Investment Funds (FIFs); entailing: Equity Feeder Funds, Euro Commercial Paper (ECP) Funds, Credit Linked Note (CLN) Funds and Korean Gov’t Bond Funds. Prior to that, he was a bond trader and a dealer at IB Securities and BOA Asset Management respectively.

Vasu holds a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Finance from Thammasat University and a Master of Business Administration specialized in Finance from the George Washington University, USA.


Head of Compliance   

Education and Experience:

Pornpimol joined Manulife Asset Management (Thailand) in May 2016 as Head of Compliance. She has solid experience over 20 year experiences in Compliance both in Securities and Asset Management firms. Her role is put in place control measures and procedures to ensure compliance with new and existing statutory or SEC regulatory requirements as well as corporate policies. Her last position was Head of Compliance from CIMB Principal Asset Management. .

Pornpimol holds a BA from Thammasat University, and MBA from La Trobe University, Australia.


MS. Chutchada Ekahitanonda
Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer

Education and Experience:   

Chutchada is Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer of Manulife Asset Management (Thailand). Major responsibilities are to develop our customer centricity strategy and oversee marketing activities, product development and operations. In this role, she also works closely with both Marketing & Communications and Product Development teams at Manulife Asset Management (Asia) to launch both Regional and Local marketing campaign and also develop new products for Thailand market.

She has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry where she has had opportunities to participate in Mutual Fund, Provident Fund and Private Fund businesses. Prior to joining Manulife Asset Management (Thailand), she was an Assistant Vice President, Business Development Department, Asset Plus Fund Management Co., Ltd.  She started financial career at Fund Management Department, MFC Asset Management Pcl. and also had experiences in Securities Services Department at Bangkok Bank Pcl. and Business Development Department at Krung Thai Asset Management Pcl.

Chutchada holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration (Sasin), Chulalongkorn University and a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in accounting from Chulalongkorn University.


Chief Distribution Officer

Education and Experience:

Chaikaseam is responsible for managing Investment Consultant (IC) and Distribution Division, covering all distribution channels including direct sales, local and foreign banks, securities brokers as well as alternative channel called Independent Financial Consultant (IFC). He started financial servicing career with both local and multi-national financial institutions, emphasizing on sales, marketing and product development functions. In prior to join Manulife Asset Management (Thailand), Chaikaseam was appointed as a Head of Distribution, Aberdeen Asset Management (Thailand).

Chaikaseam holds bachelor’s degree majoring in Business Economics from Massachusetts, U.S.A and MBA from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration.