RS Public Company Limited
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|Traded as||SET: RS|
|Industry||Entertainment and media|
|Founded||1976 (listed in 2003)|
|Key people||Chairman: Kriengkai Chetchotisak
President and CEO: Surachai Chetchotisak
|Products||Music, digital content, sport, film, television, radio, publishing|
|Revenue||320 million baht (from 2006 financial statement)|
In 1982, R.S. Sound Co. Ltd. was established, with Kriengkai deciding to target the teenage demographic profile. The first band signed to the fledgling record label was Intanin, followed by Kiriboon, Fruity, Sixth Sense, Brandy and Rainbow.
By 1992, the company had expanded its scope to include film and television series production and radio programming.
In May 2003, the company was listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand as R.S. Promotion Public Company Limited.
In 2006, the company changed its name from R.S. Promotion to RS Public Company Limited. It underwent rebranding in 2007 to identify itself as a broader media company rather than just a record label.
There are eight recording labels under RS Music, covering Thai pop (string) and Thai country music (luk thung) as well as rock, hip hop, rhythm and blues and easy listening. The labels are Aborigins, Melodiga, Genome Record, No mute, Big Blue Record, Kamikaze, R-siam and CHO.
Among the artists with RS Music are:
- Dr. Fuu
- Fact U
- Gear Knight
- Girly Berry
- Joni Anwar
- Kiss Me Five
- Lao Loam
- Neko Jump
- Nice 2Meet U
- Ponglang Sa-on
- Prik Thai
- Film Rattapoom
- Rookie BB
- 7days (Project on Kamikaze with Faye, Jinny, Pim, Jam, Waii, Meen and Mila)
- Seven Days 2 (group)
- Sornram Teppitak
- Thank You
RS Television produces game shows and a children's show. RS once ran a TV station called YaakTV (Which was primarily hosted by their boyband C-Quint), which would later become YouChannel (Which is now hosted primarily by C-Quint, K-otic and their newest boyband Vamp).
The company's Sky-High Network operates the radio station Cool 93fm.
RS Film is the company's film-production and distribution arm. Associated production marques include Avant and Film Surf. In addition to making Thai films, the company also distributes films for exhibition in Thailand. Films produced by the company include:
The company's publishing arm releases such titles as the Dara Daily Magazine.
An organizer and broadcaster of sporting events, the company was selected as the official broadcaster in Thailand of the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments.
- Stock Exchange of Thailand (Thai) – To find company information, enter stock symbol RS in the search field.
- Therdthammakun, Arada and Jittapong, Khettiya. March 30, 2006. Thai music firm sees turnaround in 2006, Reuters (retrieved October 4, 2006).[dead link]
- Investor Relations Information: IR Home Page, Milestones.