Thai Union Opens it 2022 Management Associate Program for future leaders

Thai and international graduates offered fast-track career opportunity with the global seafood leader

Bangkok – March 3, 2022 – Applications are now open for the Thai Union Management Associate Program 2022. This three-year program provides Management Associates with a hands-on learning experience alongside senior executives from key departments including Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing, Digital Technology, and Human Resources. Applicants must have a Bachelor or Master’s degree, 0-3 years of working experience and be fluent in English.

“Thai Union has always put people development at its heart. Our Management Associate Program started in 2014 as a mission to develop the next generation of leaders,” said Kulshaan Singh, Group Director, Human Resources. “Our experienced management team and our global presence will let them experience various aspects of our business and across many departments and business units.”

Apisada Kitichalermkiat, a current Management Associate at Thai Union, said that Thai Union’s Management Associate Program has exposed her to every aspect of the business through job rotations, from manufacturing to the Global Innovation Center, and from operations to sales and marketing. “You will have a broad overview of TU’s business with hands-on experiences, coaching from senior leaders and executives to access and expand your capabilities. The program fits with those who seek challenges to unlock their potential and grow into the next generation of leaders.”

For Pongpanich Ekvisit, who joined the program last year, “this fast-track program can develop and unlock your potential through hands-on learning in a real-world business. The program not only provides us a great opportunity to gain skills and experience in many business aspects through job rotation, but also gives us a chance to work closely with executives, get assigned with work that requires high responsibility and has potential to create value for the Company. It also allows us to propose new innovative ideas and help drive impactful outcomes."

Interviews for the program will be conducted in April and May, with successful candidates joining the Company in July. More details can be found here.

About Thai Union

Thai Union Group PCL is the world’s seafood leader, bringing high quality, healthy, tasty and innovative seafood products to customers across the world for 45 years.

Today, Thai Union is regarded as one of the world’s leading seafood producers and is one of the largest producers of shelf-stable tuna products with annual sales exceeding THB 141.0 billion (US$ 4.5 billion) and a global workforce of more than 44,000 people who are dedicated to pioneering sustainable, innovative seafood products.

The company’s global brand portfolio includes market-leading international brands such as Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire, Parmentier, Mareblu, King Oscar, and Rügen Fisch, Thai-leading brands SEALECT, Fisho, Qfresh, Monori, OMG Meat, Bellotta and Marvo, and ingredient and supplement brands UniQ™BONE, UniQ™DHA and ZEAvita.

As a company committed to innovation and globally responsible behavior, Thai Union is proud to be a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and a founding participating company of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). In 2015, Thai Union introduced its SeaChange® sustainability strategy. Find out more at Thai Union’s on-going work on sustainability issues was recognized when the company was listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the eighth consecutive year in 2021 and ranked number two in the world on the Food Products Industry Index. Thai Union was also named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the fifth straight year in 2020.