New Head of Audit & Assurance and Head of KPMG Law

KPMG in Thailand appoints new Head of Audit & Assurance and Head of KPMG Law

KPMG in Thailand, a leading provider of audit & assurance, tax, legal and advisory service

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Bangkok, 17 September 2021 — KPMG in Thailand, a leading provider of audit & assurance, tax, legal and advisory services, has announced leadership changes with the appointment of Orawan Chunhakitpaisan as Head of Audit & Assurance and Kannika Boontaim as the Head of KPMG Law, effective from 1 October 2021.

L-R: Orawan Chunhakitpaisan, Charoen Phosamritlert and Kannika Boontaim

[L-R] Orawan Chunhakitpaisan, Charoen Phosamritlert and Kannika Boontaim

“Guided by our strategy and values, I believe that Orawan and Kannika will lead and empower our people to confidently move forward and deliver forward-looking, value focused services that matter to our clients,” says Charoen Phosamritlert, Chief Executive Officer, KPMG in Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. “At KPMG, we believe that we can only achieve a strong foundation of growth if we promote diversity in the workplace and embrace change to consider all angles and find the best solution to deliver the most value to our clients. I am proud to work alongside strong female leaders and together we will continue to mentor and develop the next generation of business leaders and professionals.”

Orawan Chunhakitpaisan, who will head the firm’s Audit & Assurance practice, has a strong background in Audit quality and deployment. Her commitment to audit quality, client service and people development will allow her to guide the Audit & Assurance practice into the future, with an increased focus on quality and trust, as well as strengthen the firm’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) agenda.

“I am excited and honored to be trusted with leading KPMG in Thailand’s Audit & Assurance practice and the 1,200 professionals in the team,” says Orawan Chunhakitpaisan, Head of Audit & Assurance, KPMG in Thailand. “Moving forward, we will continue to invest in our evolving audit capabilities and further develop our smart, modular audit platform, as well as build up our people. Our commitment to audit quality remains unwavering and we will continuously promote best audit practices.”

Kannika Boontaim will lead KPMG in Thailand’s expanding Legal practice of more than 40 experienced legal professionals. She comes with extensive experience in legal planning and her knowledge of the local and international legal nuances will allow her and the lawyers in the practice to deliver greater value and insights to the clients.

“KPMG Law will continue to deliver high quality legal services to our clients,” says Kannika Boontaim, Head of KPMG Law, KPMG in Thailand. “We work hard to help our clients navigate these complicated and challenging times. With a strong team backed by a global network, I am confident that KPMG Law is well positioned to work shoulder to shoulder with clients as they prepare to thrive in the future.”


Thai version: เคพีเอ็มจี ประเทศไทยแต่งตั้งหัวหน้าแผนกสอบบัญชีและการให้ความเชื่อมั่นอื่น และหัวหน้าแผนกกฎหมาย


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About KPMG in Thailand

KPMG in Thailand, with more than 2,000 professionals offering Audit and Assurance, Legal, Tax, and Advisory services, is a member firm of the KPMG global organization of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Limited, a private English company limited by guarantee.

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