TUF Management Associates Ready for International Assignments - Fast Tracking Towards Managerial Posts Next Batch Now Open for Application

General Press Releases Friday March 20, 2015 18:09
Bangkok--8 Apr--Thai Union Frozen Products

Recently, Mr. Thiraphong Chansiri , President & CEO of Thai Union Group, the world’s seafood expert, together with Mr. Joerg Ayrle , CFO of Thai Union Group congratulated the first graduates of the Management Associate (MA) Program. The MA team have undergone extensive training in Thailand and will soon be posted in Thai Union subsidiaries around the world, such as at Chicken of the Sea in USA; John West in the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands; Petit Navire and Parmentier in France; Mareblu in Italy; and King Oscar in Norway.

The highlight of the program is that all graduates are given real International Assignment abroad not just an internship and once their assignments are completed they can return to the headquarters in Thailand as Mid-level Executives.

The TUF Management Associate Program established in 2012 and immensely succeeded at developing Young Generation Leaders to support the rapid growth of Thai Union Gorup. Candidates for this program are graduate students from Thailand and overseas with at least a few years work experience. Each Management Associate are trained on the job in Thailand for two years before being assigned abroad for a further 2-3 years. Upon the completion of the program, the MAs will be fast tracked to managerial posts which, traditionally, used to require 10 years of work experience in the company. During the program, each MA will be assigned in, on a cross functional basis, different departments of a subsidiary companies from Production, Accounting, Marketing, Production & Quality Management and Raw Material Procurement.

Moreover, each MA will be assigned a mentor who is member of the management team who can be Thai or expat and with significant experience to coach the future managers. They are also given One-on-One Coaching by professional third party facilitators and HR consultant throughout the program.

Ms. Rosanun Chankasame, Head of Corporate Human Resources Strategy, added “The TUF Management Associate Program stands out from other management trainee programs in that the MAs assigned real jobs and responsibilities, – not just an internship – and are intensively trained by Thai and expatriatetop – level management.”

For 2015, the 2nd batch of TUF Management Associate Program is now open for applications until the end of March. For more information, please go to www.thaiuniongroupcareer.com or call +66 2298 0024 extension 490 -491.

From Left: Mr. Joerg Ayrle, Group CFO Thai Union Group, Ms.Sewata Jarnsuwan, Master of Food Science Technology kasetsart University , Ms.Kamolthorn Techaratanayuengyong,, Master of Accounting and Finance , University of Adelaide, Australia, Ms.Phianphen Rattanarat, Master of Science in Biotechnology, Asian Institute Technology (AIT) Mr.Warit Monprasith MBA , Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and Mr.Thiraphong Chansiri, President & CEO Thai Union Group

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