Chatri Sophonpanich & family was born in Bangkok, Thailand, Thailand. Chatri Sophonpanich & family is #1511 in List Billionaires People In The World. Chatri Sophonpanich is chairman of Bangkok Bank, the nation's biggest lender, with assets of $85 billion. His father Chin Sophonpanich founded the bank 72 years ago. The bank has lately got into a tangle over problems linked to digital TV operators. It was sued by Fox Networks after reportedly failing to honour an unconditional guarantee it had signed for pay-TV operator CTH, owned by fellow lister Wichai Thongtang, which shut down last September and owes Fox licensing fees. The bank did not respond to requests for a comment.
Chatri Sophonpanich (ชาตรี โสภณพนิช, born February 28, 1934 in Bangkok, Thailand), is the second son of Chin Sophonpanich, and has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bangkok Bank since 1999, and as CEO of Thai TV Channel 3