Board of Directors

  • Hong Sik Park

    Chairman

    Mr. Park joined CPL as a Director on 18 November 2003 and was appointed as Chairman of the Board on 1 April 2013. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Suntory Beverage and Food (Asia) Pte Ltd on 1 September 2011.

    Mr. Park holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

    Mr. Park joined Suntory Limited in 1982 and was based in London with Sanwa International Ltd from 1987 to 1988 and in the United States of America with Suntory International Corporation and Suntory Water Group from 2000 to 2002. He has also served as Chief Executive of the International Corporate Planning Division and Overseas Corporate Management Division in the Global Business Company, Suntory Limited between 2003 to 2006, Chief Executive of International Division of Beverage & Food Company between 2006 to 2009, Deputy Division Head of International Strategy Division of Suntory Holdings Limited in 2010 and Deputy Division Head of International Division of Suntory Beverage & Food Limited in 2011.

  • Eiji Koike

    Director, President & Group Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Koike joined CPL as Director on 6 March 1997 and was appointed the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CPL Group on 1 November 1997.

    As CPL Group CEO, he also serves on the Board of Directors of various subsidiaries of CPL Group.

    Mr. Koike holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree from Hitotsubashi University, Japan as well as an MBA from the London Business School. Prior to joining CPL, Mr. Koike was General Manager of International Division, Suntory Limited and was in charge of the overall overseas operations of Suntory Limited. He had also served as President of Suntory International Corporation, New York and was responsible for all of Suntory's businesses in North and South America from 1992 to 1995. He was Chief Financial Officer of Suntory International Corporation, New York from 1987 to 1992.

  • Nobuhiro Torii

    Director

    Mr. Torii was appointed as a Director of CPL on 10 May 2010 and is also a Director of some of the key subsidiaries of CPL Group. Mr. Torii holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Keio University Japan and Master of Arts in International Economics & Finance from Brandeis University, Massachusetts, USA.

    Mr. Torii is the Senior Managing Director of Suntory Holdings Limited and the President of Suntory Beverage & Food Limited. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of Suntory Holdings Limited on 1 January 2011. Prior to joining Suntory Group, Mr. Torii was with the Industrial Bank of Japan from 1991 to 1997. He joined Suntory in 1997 and has held various senior management positions in Suntory Group including Director & Chief Executive of Spirits, Wine & Beer Company in 2007, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Corporate Development Division of Suntory Limited in 2008, Chief Development & Strategy Officer of Suntory Holdings Limited in 2009 and Managing Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the International Strategy Division of Suntory Holdings Limited in 2010.
  • Toru Miyanaga

    Director

    Mr. Miyanaga was appointed as Director of CPL on 1 February 2013. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Suntory Beverage and Food (Asia) Pte Ltd on January 2012.

    Mr. Miyanaga holds a degree from Kyoto University. He joined Suntory Limited in 1989 and was in the Finance department from 1989 to 1997 and in the United States of America from 1997 to 2003 with Suntory International Corporation and Suntory Water Group. He also served as General Manager of the International Corporate Planning Division in the Global Business Company from 2003 to 2006, General Manager of Business Development Division of Suntory Beverage & Food Company between 2006 to 2007, Chief Financial Officer in Tipco F&B Co. Ltd in 2007.

  • Hideo Tsujimura

    Director

    Dr. Tsujimura was appointed as a Director of the Board on 1 April 2013. 

    Dr. Tsujimura joined Suntory Limited in 1980 and is the Chief Operating Officer of the Engineering & Process Development Division of Suntory Business Expert Limited and the Chief Operating Officer of the Intellectual Property Department of Suntory Holdings Limited.  

    Dr. Tsujimura holds a Masters degree in Engineering from Kyoto University and was conferred a Doctorate degree in Agriculture by Gifu United Graduate School of Agriculture Science & Veterinary Science in 1995. 

  • Ramlee Bin Buang

    Director

    Mr. Ramlee joined CPL on 11 November 1998 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of CPL Group and was appointed to the Board of Directors of CPL as an Executive Director on 1 March 2002.

    As the Group CFO, Mr. Ramlee also serves on the Board of Directors of various subsidiaries of CPL. His other directorships include Director of Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Director of the Centre for Fathering Limited and Director of The Esplanade Co. Ltd.

    In addition to the finance function, he oversees the Group information technology division and corporate affairs division of CPL.

    Mr. Ramlee holds a Professional Qualification from the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, United Kingdom and is a non-practicing member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Singapore, a member of CPA Australia as well as an Associate Member of the Institute of Data Processing Management, United Kingdom. Mr. Ramlee attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School, Boston, USA in 2011. He has a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom and a Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Marketing Institute of Singapore. He is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK and a member of the marketing Institue of Singapore.

    Mr. Ramlee brings with him over 34 years of experience in corporate and international business and finance having had extensive experience in leading multinational corporations from various industries ranging from petroleum, power tools and houseware to household and personal care products and food.

  • Lackana Leelayouthayotin

    Director

    Dr. Lackana joined Cerebos (Thailand) Limited (CTL) in 1988 and was promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer of CTL in 1997. She was appointed as an Executive Director on the Board of CPL on 10 May 2005 and appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Cerebos Health Supplement Division effective on 1 July 2010.

    As CEO of Cerebos Health Supplement Division, Dr. Lackana also serves as Director of various subsidiaries of CPL Group. Her other directorship is Director of Tipco F&B Co., Ltd, Thailand.

    Dr. Lackana has over 28 years of experience in the food business. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Chemistry from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, an MBA in Marketing from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium and a DBA in Marketing from the University of Southern Queensland in Australia.

    She is a member of the Committee of the Thai Red Cross Society, a panel judge for MAI Bangkok Business Challenge organized by SASIN University, and a Member of the Committee of the National Innovation Awards, The National Innovation Agency, Thailand.