Andrew is currently the CEO and a Director of a large and fast growing Franchisee of the KFC Brand in Thailand, Restaurants Development Company Limited (“RD”). RD established operations in 2016 to become only the second Franchisee for KFC in Thailand in over 30 years. The business is headquartered in Bangkok and employs over 4,000 staff across Thailand. RD is a significant investor into Thailand and is committed to growing fast and creating more employment and development opportunities for its team. In 2019 RD was one of the fastest growing food retailers in Thailand, opening 34 new KFC restaurants across the Kingdom.
Andrew has over 20 years of experience in blue chip professional services, FMCG and Retail organizations leading Finance, Operations and Business Development teams across Australia, the UK and Thailand.
Andrew graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a Bachelor of Business degree with Distinction. While working at the professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers Andrew continued his studies to became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. After 7 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers Andrew went on to undertake a wide range of roles covering Finance, Operations Management and Business Development in Australia, the United Kingdom and Thailand. Andrew relocated to Thailand with Yum Restaurants, the US Listed Global Brand Owner and Franchisor for KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands. Andrew’s most recent role with Yum Restaurants prior to joining his current organization was Vice President of Finance and Supply Chain for KFC Thailand.
Andrew is passionate about contributing to the significant growth opportunity for leading consumer brands in Thailand and the employment, training and development for Thai people available as a result.
Andrew has lived in Thailand since 2011 with his wife and 3 children