GMM Grammy

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GMM Grammy Plc
PLC
Traded as SETGRAMMY
Industry Mass media
Founded 11 November 1983; 33 years ago (1983-11-11)
Headquarters Watthana, Bangkok, Thailand
Key people
Paiboon Damrongchaitham
President Chairman,
Boosaba Daorueng
Chairman of the Group Executive Committee,
Krij Thomas
CEO (Music Business)
Saithip Montrikul Na Audhaya
CEO (GMM Channel Digital TV),
Takonkiet Viravan
CEO (GMM One Digital TV)
Products Music, Films, Digital Terrestrial Television, Radio, Magazines, Digital Business, Satellite Television, Event Management, Home Shopping
Revenue In 2014
฿10,256.86 million THB,[1]
$320 million USD
Number of employees
5,216[2]
Subsidiaries GDH 559 (film studio)
GMM Z (set-top box distributor)
Website www.gmmgrammy.com

GMM Grammy Public Company Limited (Thai: จีเอ็มเอ็ม แกรมมี่, or G"MM' Grammy) is the largest media conglomerate entertainment company in Thailand. It claims a 70% share of the Thai entertainment industry. Artists on Grammy include Bird McIntyre, Silly Fools and Loso. In addition to its music business, the company is involved in concert production, artist management, film and television production and publishing.

Major Shareholders[edit]

Rank Major Shareholders Number of Shares  % of Issued Capital
1 Mr. Paiboon Damrongchaitham 392,646,299 47.89%
2 Mr. Thaveechat Jurangkool 132,082,123 16.11%
3 Mr. Nuttapol Jurangkool 62,397,500 7.61%
4 Bualuang Long-Term Equity Fund 24,437,800 2.98%
5 CREDIT SUISSE AG, SINGAPORE BRANCH 23,052,520 2.81%
6 Mr. Komol Juangroongruangkit 22,720,000 2.77%
7 Geurt Fah Co., Ltd. 15,939,745 1.94%
8 Bangkok Bank Public Co., Ltd. 12,278,693 1.50%
9 Mr. Rafah Damrongchaitham 9,000,000 1.10%
10 Mr. Fahmai Damrongchaitham 9,000,000 1.10%
11 Mr. Takonkiet Viravan 6,930,840 0.85%

Music[edit]

The company has fifteen music subsidies groups. The groups are:

GMM TV and GMM A are under GMM Channel Digital TV department and Exact Music are under GMM One Digital TV department. Manufacturing and distribution comes under MGA Co. Ltd., while the Imagine record store chain is a company-owned retailer.Music publishing is handled by GMM Music Publishing International Co., Ltd., while GMM Grammy licensed karaoke music and equipment is handled by Clean Karaoke.

List of GMM Grammy artists[edit]

Current and past artists in the GMM Grammy label include (incomplete list):

Media[edit]

GDH 559[edit]

GDH 559 Co., Ltd. is GMM Grammy's film producing company. It was formed on 5 January 2016 to replace its successful predecessor GMM Tai Hub, which had been dissolved due to internal conflicts.

GMM Z[edit]

GMM Z Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of GMM Grammy who producing and distributing satellite television set-top boxes airing free-to-air channels and its own content.

It formerly operated Z PAY TV, a pay television platform offering premium and exclusive content such as German Bundesliga, UEFA Euro 2012 and channels from FOX International Channels before it sold to CTH.

Television[edit]

GMM Grammy has several Digital television 2 Channel

  • One HD Channel 31 (High definition)
  • GMM Channel Channel 25 (Standard definition)

production marques, including Exact Co., Ltd.GMMTV Co., Ltd and GDH 559, which produces lakorns, game shows and variety shows.

Radio[edit]

Atime Media, a subsidiary of GMM Grammy, operates the following stations:

  • Chill 89 FM
  • EFM 94
  • Green Wave 106.5 FM
  • Hot 91.5 (disbanded in 2013)

Publishing[edit]

Magazines[edit]

Magazines produced by GMM Grammy include:

  • Image - Fashion, beauty, society news.
  • Madame Figaro Magazine - Fashion and beauty "targeting sophisticated and highly educated women who do not need 'how to.'"
  • Her World - The Thai edition of the popular Singaporean women's magazine.
  • Maxim - The Thai edition of the popular lad mag.
  • Attitude - The Thai edition of the British gay lifestyle magazine.
  • In Magazine - Fashion and Entertainment

Newspapers[edit]

GMM Grammy has partial stakes in the Bangkok Post and the Matichon Group, which publishes several Thai-language dailies, including Matichon and Khao Sod.

Distribution[edit]

  • Se-Education Plc. - A chain of university bookstores.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Wright Investors' Service Company profilesnapshot
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/user/JanninaW

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