Kosit Panpiemras

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Kosit Panpiemras
โฆสิต ปั้นเปี่ยมรัษฎ์
Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand
In office
9 October 2006 – 6 February 2008
Prime MinisterSurayud Chulanont
Minister of Industry
In office
9 October 2006 – 6 February 2008
Prime MinisterSurayud Chulanont
Preceded bySuriya Juangroongruangkit
Succeeded bySuwit Khunkitti
In office
27 September 1996 – 24 November 1996
Prime MinisterBanharn Silpa-archa
Preceded byChaiwat Sinsuwong
Succeeded byKorn Dabbaransi
Finance Minister of Thailand
In office
24 October 1997 – 14 November 1997
Prime MinisterChavalit Yongchaiyudh
Preceded byThanong Bidaya
Succeeded byTharin Nimmanhaemin
Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives
In office
10 June 1992 – 22 September 1992
Prime MinisterAnand Panyarachun
Preceded byPinit Juntarasurin
Succeeded byNipon Prompan
Personal details
Born(1943-05-28)28 May 1943
Bangkok, Siam
Died1 June 2016(2016-06-01) (aged 73)
Bangkok, Thailand
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Spouse(s)Yubhana Panpiemras
Alma materSaint Gabriel's College
Chulalongkorn University
University of Maryland

Kosit Panpiemras (28 May 1943 – 1 June 2016) was a Thai businessman and politician. He was chairman of Bangkok Bank, a leading Thai commercial bank, between 1999 and 2016. Following the 2006 Thailand coup, he was appointed advisor to the military junta.[1] He previously held a number of cabinet posts under different government administrations. He died of cancer on 1 June 2016.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ CDR advisers not told of appointments. Bangkok Post. 27 September 2006
  2. ^ "BBL chairman Kosit dies at 73". Bangkok Post. 1 June 2016.