Mr. Thosaphol Suppametheekulwat (MUIC Class of 2003)
Mr. Thosaphol Suppametheekulwat graduated in Marketing and Management from MUIC. He then obtained his master’s degree from the College of Management Mahidol University majoring in General Management.
Presently, Mr. Thosaphol is the General Manager of New Arriva Co., Ltd., a company owned by his family. In the past, the company was a locally operated original equipment manufacturer (OEM). However, due to stiff local competition and pressures from the local economy, Mr. Thosaphol and his brother launched a new brand in the international market called Qualy, transforming the OEM company into an original design manufacturer (ODE). Featuring innovative, unique designs and concepts, the functional home decoration pieces his company manufactures are sold in almost 50 countries
Mr. Thosaphol received many awards for his achievements in management. In 2007, he received the “Prime Minister Export Award 2007” from PM Surayud Chulanont. In 2012, he was again a recipient of the Prime Minister Export Award, receiving three different awards, namely, “Thailand Best Exporter,” “Thai-Owned Brand,” and “Design Excellence Award.” Currently, he is a finalist in the Phetpanich Award, an award given by the Ministry of Commerce. The winners will be announced on August 21, 2015.
In addition to his many awards, Mr. Thosaphol has also been a guest speaker at many talk shows, lectures, and seminars. He has appeared in shows like the “Morning Talk” and seminars like the Ministry of Commerce’s (Thailand) “Brand Building Seminar.” Furthermore, Mr. Thosaphol has also been featured in magazines like SME Today Magazine and was a presenter for Kasikorn Bank’s K-SME Credit Card and THE PREMIER credit card.