Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi

Thai businessman
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Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi (Thai: เจริญ สิริวัฒนภักดี; Chinese: 苏旭明; RTGS: Charoen Siriwatthanaphakdi; born 2 May 1944) is a Thai billionaire businessman.

He is the founder of Thai Beverage, the chairman of conglomerate TCC Group and Fraser and Neave, Ltd(F&N).[1] He is now Thailand's largest property developer and landlord of 630,000 rai (100,800 hectares).[2] He also owns 50 hotels in Asia, the US, UK, and Australia, including Plaza Athénée in Manhattan and The Okura Prestige Bangkok.

As of 2020, Forbes said his net worth at US$10.5 billion.[3]

In 1988, King Bhumibol of Thailand granted the family the name "Sirivadhanabhakdi".[4]


  1. "Charoen appointed F&N chairman". Bangkok Post. 8 February 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  2. "Top 10 richest Chinese in the world". 28 April 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  3. Thaitrakulpanich,, Asaree (3 April 2020). "THAILAND'S 50 RICHEST LESS RICH DUE TO PANDEMIC, BUT STILL PRETTY RICH". Khaosod English. Retrieved 4 April 2020.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  4. "Tcc Group". 4 October 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-10-04. Retrieved 26 February 2017.