The Euromoney Myanmar Global Investment Forum 2017

Christopher Thurane Aung

Chief Executive Officer

Dagon International


After returning from the United Kingdom studying, BA (Hons) in business information management and finance from University of Westminster, Christopher Aung joined the family business in 2002.  He worked his way up by learning the business from bottom up as a project manager on construction sites. His ability to navigate the steep learning curve to understand and shared the vision of Dagon Group landed him as a CEO of the Group in 2015. The main focus of Thurane Aung’s role and responsibility is in business strategies and expansion plans for all of Dagon Group’s businesses. He has experienced and completed several new businesses set ups within the Dagon Group as well as negotiating for new joint ventures with several Japanese MNCs.  He also contributes much of his time for the development of the different business sectors he is in by joining the executive members of Myanmar Young Entrepreneur Association (MYEA). He is also project director of the Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holdings Public Limited and vice president of the Myanmar Japan Development Company Limited and director of Myanmar Agro Exchange Public Limited.


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Tue 12 - Wed 13 Sep 2017

Myanmar International Convention Centre 2, Nay Pyi Taw