Chadatip Chutrakul is one of Thailand’s top retail development entrepreneurs. She leads the management and operations of one of Bangkok’s most prestigious and successful commercial landmarks, including Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery, and Paradise Park. Mrs. Chutrakul is also the visionary behind ICONSIAM, the US$ 1.7 billion landmark development on the River of Kings that will unveil the era’s most glamorous residential, retail and entertainment mega-complexes which is set to become one of the most exciting destinations in the world when completed in late 2017. ICONSIAM, with the collaboration of the government projects and private sectors' such as hotels, cultural and historical destinations within the vicinity will turn the 10-kilometre frontage of the River of Kings into a next global destination that will offer unparalleled experiences.
Under her leadership, the company has grown rapidly, establishing 38 subsidiaries that range from retail development to related businesses such as department store, specialty retailing, facility management, multi-purpose venue management, high-end restaurant ventures and marketing communications. Her direction for the company has also won Siam Piwat’s properties accolades regionally and internationally, including Siam Paragon being ranked 6th among the world’s most talked-about places on Facebook (the only place in Asia that has made the top 10 rankings) in 2015 and ranked 11th among the world’s most photographed destinations on Instagram in 2016.
Mrs. Chutrakul has committed Siam Piwat to a path of future growth through retail innovation and unique experiences provided to visitors in order to endorse Thailand’s position as a one of the most desirable destination.
Mrs. Chutrakul was named a ‘Forbes Asia Power Businesswoman’ in 2016, 2015 and 2014, and was also presented the 2016 Asian Women Leadership Award by China Daily and Asia News Network.