MCOT president resigns


BANGKOK, May 16 —  Anek Permvongseni, president of MCOT Public Company Limited, Thailand’s leading media organisation, has resigned, citing health problems.

Mr Anek tendered his resignation and the Board of Directors approved his resignation at a meeting on Wednesday.

iThe MCOT president cited health problems as his reason to leave, saying that it could affect his work and company operations.

He did not specify his health problem, but his resignation will take effect June 12.

Jessada Promjart, Exective Vice President and Chief Finance Officer, was appointed acting president during the process to find a new president.

Mr Anek on May 2 has issued statement, denying rumours that he was resigning. However he was on sick leave May 6-16.

Mr Anek was appointed by the company’s executive board on September 26, 2012 and formally began work as MCOT president on October 1, 2012.