Press Release | 26 June 2020

KPMG in Thailand appoints new Head of Tax, Abhisit Pinmaneekul

KPMG in Thailand appoints new Head of Tax, Abhisit Pinmaneekul

Charoen Phosamritlert and Abhisit Pinmaneekul

Bangkok, 26 June 2020

KPMG in Thailand, a leading provider of audit, tax, legal and advisory services, has announced the appointment of Abhisit Pinmaneekul as the Head of Tax, effective from 1 July 2020.

Abhisit will be taking on the tax leadership role from Benjamas Kullakattimas, who will now focus on leading the firm’s growing legal arm, as Head of KPMG Legal.

Abhisit is a seasoned consultant with over 17 years of experience in Thailand and Singapore where he has provided local and multi-country tax and business advice. Abhisit’s areas of expertise cover tax advisory, transfer pricing, cost structuring and cost allocation arrangements, as well as restructuring global business models and supply chains.

Abhisit has held several senior roles at KPMG in Thailand and made significant contributions to the firm, as Chief People Officer, Chief Operating Officer of Tax and Legal, and Head of Transfer Pricing Services.

Commenting on the appointment, Charoen Phosamritlert, Chief Executive Officer, KPMG in Thailand, Myanmar and Laos said: "Abhisit is a strong, people centric and purpose-driven leader who is known for motivating and guiding people to perform at their best. He has extensive practical experience working with local and multi-national corporations to enable them to achieve their business objectives. I am confident that the Tax professionals at KPMG will help our clients navigate through the current crisis and emerge more resilient in the marketplace of the future.”

Speaking on his new role, Abhisit Pinmaneekul, Head of Tax, KPMG in Thailand, said: "KPMG in Thailand’s Tax team will work shoulder to shoulder with clients and help them to overcome challenges, comply with regulations and capitalize on opportunities. We will continue to focus on the issues that truly matter to our clients, deliver quality and timely advice, build trust and further strengthen our brand as a trusted service provider.” 


Thai version: เคพีเอ็มจี ประเทศไทยแต่งตั้งอภิสิทธิ์ ปิ่นมณีกุล เป็นหัวหน้าฝ่ายภาษี

About KPMG in Thailand

KPMG in Thailand, offering Audit, Tax, Legal and Advisory services, is a member firm of the KPMG network of independent firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative.

About KPMG

KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax, Legal and Advisory services. We operate in 147 countries and territories and have more than 219,000 people working in member firms around the world. In Asia Pacific, KPMG operates in 20 countries and territories with more than 46,000 people in members firms in the region. 

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