Shortly after the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has appointed three new officers of the Board, the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) President Kesara Manchusree has also been elected as a member of its Board of Directors to serve a three-year directorship.
Elected as a new board member during the 2016 WFE General Assembly and Annual Meeting, held yesterday in Cartagena, Colombia, SET president is among 17 members of the WFE Board of Directors, from member exchanges worldwide. This representation will strengthen SET’s potential and commitment to enhance Thailand’s and ASEAN exchanges’ presence in the global capital market arena. In addition, SET is scheduled to host the 2017 WFE General Assembly and Annual Meeting in Bangkok in September 2017.
SET President Kesara Manchusree stated:
Being the first-time representation for SET on the WFE Board of Directors, I feel greatly honored and reaffirmed of global and regional recognition of the SET. In this new capacity, SET will serve as a connector between ASEAN, also embracing the growing CLMV exchanges of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, with exchanges worldwide, while further enhancing global capital market collaboration. Going forward, SET will actively promote WFE’s mission to strengthen sustainability in member exchanges.
In addition, SET is honored to host the 2017 WFE General Assembly and Annual Meeting in Bangkok during September 6-8, 2017. The hosting role rotates among members. The meeting will be attended by top executives from exchanges worldwide to exchange viewpoints on capital market development and collaboration,” Kesara added.