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Industrial Conglomerates

Company Overview of Charoen Pokphand Group Co. Ltd.

Company Overview

Charoen Pokphand Group Co. Ltd., an industrial conglomerate, is engaged in agro-industry and food, automotive, crop integration, feed ingredients trading, international trading, information technology, pharmaceutical, pet food, plastics, property development, retail, seed, fertilizer, plant protection, and telecommunication businesses worldwide. It breeds various livestock, operates farming systems, processes meat, and conducts food production services; manufactures motorcycles, including cubs, scooters, electric bikes, and tricycles; offers hybrid corn, rice, fertilizers, tropical fruits, orchids, tea, wine, disease-free planting materials, and food processing machinery for farmers; operate...

C.P. Tower 12/F

313 Silom Road

Bangrak

Bangkok,  10500

Thailand

Founded in 1921

Phone:

66 2 625 8000

Fax:

66 2 638 2741

Key Executives for Charoen Pokphand Group Co. Ltd.

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 74
Executive Chairman
Age: 76
Vice Chairman of Finance & Investment
Chief Executive Officer of Seeds Fertilizer and Plant Protection Business andChief Operating Officer of Seeds Fertilizer and Plant Protection Business
Chairman of Automotive & Other Industrial Products Business and Chief Executive Officer of Automotive & Other Industrial Products Business
Age: 69
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Charoen Pokphand Group Co. Ltd. Key Developments

Itochu Corp. Concludes Alliance with Charoen Pokphand Group

Itochu Corp. announced that it has concluded a strategic alliance with Charoen Pokphand Group to jointly develop new business opportunities in such nonresource sectors as food, chemicals, information communication technology and finance, mainly in Asia.

Charoen Pokphand to Invest MYR 100 Million for Expansion Plan

Charoen Pokphand Group will invest an additional MYR 100 million this year for its expansion plan, with the focus on Johor. The additional investment will not only increase the production of chicken meat and eggs, but animal feed as well, and help create more job opportunities, adding to the current 4,000 employees.

CP Group Eyes Cash & Carry Viet Nam

METRO AG (DB:MEO) has been approached by Charoen Pokphand Group Co. Ltd. about selling its subsidiary METRO Cash & Carry Viet Nam Co. Ltd. in a deal that could be valued at more than $500 million, people familiar with the matter said. Metro Chief Executive Olaf Koch rejected a first offer from Charoen Pokphand conglomerate as too low, one of the people said, adding that Metro hasn't formally put the unit on the block. Yet the people said CP could still return to the negotiations. A Metro spokesman said Metro received unsolicited offers for its Vietnamese Cash & Carry operations and that the group has reviewed and rejected the offers. A representative for CP declined to comment on the matter.

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