Tanawat Wansom

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Tanawat Wansom is one of Asia-Pacific's leading authority on media, television, production, and marketing. Mr. Wansom was executive of Disney's Buena Vista Pictures Marketing and Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in Los Angeles, USA prior to his relocation to the Asia-Pacific region in 1995. Since then, he has worked for Asia's media giant, STAR Group [1] (or STAR TV), as vice president in charge of regional development in Southeast Asia. He was responsible for distribution and marketing of leading channels in the regions such as STAR Movies, STAR World, National Geographic, Channel V, ESPN, STAR Sports, STAR Plus, Phoenix Chinese Channel, etc. He was Managing Director of Channel V Thailand before starting a venture with his partners in 2003 representing media companies such as Sony Pictures Entertainment (AXN Action TV and Animax), Bloomberg Television, and many other channels. Since 2007, Mr. Wansom worked as media consultant to a number of companies including Kantana Group (Public) Company Limited and was appointed to head MCOT Public Company Limited, one of Thailand's leading broadcast and media companies in 2009.


1) MCOT.net "Experienced Media Executive Named MCOT Chief" [2]

2) Nation Multi-Media "STAR TV Executive Named MCOT President"[3]

3) AsiaMedia [4]

4) The Nation Newspaper [5]

5) MCOT Mass Communication Organization of Thailand [6]

6) Asia Image [7]

7) Television Asia [8]

8) Bangkok Biz News [9]

9) Kom Chad Luk Newspaper [10]

10) ThaiNews [11]

11) Sanook [12]

12) Stock News Online [13]

13) Siam Turakij (Siam Biz News) [14]

14) Thailand's Public Relations Department [15]

15) Thai Broadcast Journalists Association [16]