Today Tony consults in the areas of strategy, business development and restructuring. He serves as Director of the Conference Board’s European council of Financial Executives and Controllers. He is a Board member of a Japanese company and also served on the Board of two leading companies in Thailand. Between 1999 and 2007, Tony held various key leadership roles with Agilent Technologies (spun off from Hewlett Packard in 1999). Agilent is a global provider of measurement systems, supplies, software, services and support to the electronics, life science and chemical analysis markets. Tony was the COO and CFO of two business units sequentially where he restructured the BUs back to profitability. The two BUs had R&D, marketing, sales and manufacturing activities worldwide for products serving various high technology industries. The larger BU had over $1billion in annual sales and 4,000 employees worldwide. – Tony worked as the Controller, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, of the Electronics Products and Solutions Group, and was the Operations Director of the Customer Services Centre (EMEA and Latin America). Before 1999, Tony held senior management roles in finance and customer operations for Hewlett Packard in Europe, US and Asia (1988-1999): As Finance and Administration Director, Test and Measurement Organization (EMEA based in Geneva), he created the consolidated Customer Services Center in Barcelona. He previously served in California as Controller, Semiconductor Test Division, Finance Operations Manager, and TMO and Microwave Communications Group, Finance Specialist, Intercontinental Operations. Tony also worked in Tokyo as Finance Operations Manager, Japan Test and Measurement Field Organization. Before joining ‘HP’, Tony began his career in 1981 with a Thai-Japanese joint venture steel products manufacturer, G.S Steel Co in Bangkok, as Director of Finance, Financial Reporting Manager and Financial Analyst, where he spent five years.
Education and qualifications Tony holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, USA and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Menlo College, USA. He is currently a candidate for Doctorate in Business Administration at the University of Liverpool, UK.
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