Thai Beverage, the maker of Chang Beer, has appointed Vichai Chaiyavaranurak as its senior vice president.

Chaiyavaranurak has over 26 years of experience in management, finance and corporate activities within ThaiBev, the company said today (4 August).

The appintment took effect from 1 August and will involve "the supervision and overseeing of all businesses".

Chaiyavaranurak previously held the positions of vice president for the CEO office, assistant vice president of marketing and vice president for the department of finance and accounts.

In January, Samut Hatthasing stepped down from the position of company president. Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi replaced Hatthasing in a temporary capacity.