Caption: Rittirong Boonmechote (3rd left), President, Global Frozen and Related Unit at Thai Union has recently signed on to be an official sponsor of Thai LPGA Golfer Pajaree Anannarukarn (3rd right)
25 December 2019, BANGKOK - Thai Union Group PCL. has recently signed on to be an official sponsor of Pajaree Anannarukarn, a 19-year-old Thai LPGA Tour golfer.
“Thai Union has supported sports in Thailand for decades. We have worked with the national volleyball team and football teams in Samut Sakhon and Bangkok. The company has decided to support Anannarukarn for the potential she shows in her sport. At the age of only 19, she enters LPGA Tour for the first time and has delivered impressive performances. She has proved her determination, discipline, and self-development,” said Rittirong Boonmechote, President, Global Frozen and Related Unit at Thai Union, “Thai Union is pleased to support Anannarukarn during her tournaments both domestic and abroad, and we hope to see more and more young Thai athletes like her follow their dreams.”
Pajaree Anannarukarn said “I am very pleased and honored to receive this support from Thai Union. I will do my best in tournaments in years to come. I hope to be able to share my knowledge and experiences with young people and encourage them to follow their dreams, whether being a golfer or anything else. I also would like to encourage them to play golf either for leisure or professionally.”
The signing was witnessed by Dr.Chaiwat Wiboonsawat, Chair of Executive Board, The Stock Exchange of Thailand and Venus Asavasitthithavorn, Director of Enterprise Brand Management Office, The Siam Cement Public Company Limited (SCG).
Caption: The signing was witnessed by Dr. Chaiwat Wiboonsawat (right), Chair of Executive Board, The Stock Exchange of Thailand and Venus Asavasitthithavorn (left), Director of Enterprise Brand Management Office, The Siam Cement Public Company Limited (SCG).
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