MANAGING TEAM

Kanitsanan Thanthitiwat
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Co-Founder / CEO & Administrations Director

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Ms. Kanitsanan Thanthitiwat, Founder of Global Bugs Holding AB and the CEO & Administrations Director for Global Bugs Asia Co., Ltd., Holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand, and a Master degree in International Management from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She has extensive experience in project management, business coaching, brand management, marketing, start-ups and SME projects, mainly in Thailand but also in Sweden. Kanitsanan speaks Thai (native), Swedish and English fluently.

Rickard Engberg
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Co-Founder / R&D and Innovations Director

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Mr. Rickard Engberg, Founder and CEO for Global Bugs Holding AB and the R&D and Innovations Director for Global Bugs Asia Co., Ltd. Rickard has a tremendous track record as an innovator and entrepreneur where he has implemented and successfully managed projects over the last 20 years where, among others, the huge sail ship "Marité" project started with renovation from wreck to a 47 meters long 3-masted wooden beauty (10 years, 100.000 work hours). Rickard closed a profitable marketing deal between Marité and Pripps, the biggest brewery in Sweden, 1992 – 1997 where Marité participated in their famous beer commercials with popular artist's hit song. Rickard organized and hosted all Pripps' customer sail events and conferences onboard. Apart from the TV and film commercials Marité was the centre of several grand campaigns, live broadcasted TV program with famous guests and artists, big party events and concerts in different harbour cities around the Swedish coastline. Rickard Engberg was the overall commander in charge, always a problem solver. Rickard did innovation schooling and graduated at innovation centre Ideum 2010-11. Rickard is a Swedish citizen and speaks Swedish (native) and English fluently.

Stefan Jarlhem
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Co-Founder / International Business Development Director

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Mr. Stefan Jarlhem, Founder of Global Bugs Holding AB and the International Business Development Director for Global Bugs Asia Co., Ltd., Holds a Bachelor degree in Nautical Science and several studies at post graduate level from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, including transportation and logistics, shipping business and economics, commercial management and organization, maritime law etc, comprising 6 years of full time studies. On top of this, Stefan is a certified auditor (ISO14001) according to the EARA (Environmental Auditors Registration Association), Det Norske Veritas, Stockholm, Sweden. Stefan has an extensive experience from transportation and logistics not only as an employee, but also as a founder and entrepreneur within the transportation and logistics industry. During the past 10 years, Stefan has been a senior business advisor for many private and corporate customers in Thailand where he has got an extensive track record.

Thanaphum Muang-Ieam
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Co-Founder / Quality Controller

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Mr. Thanaphum Muang-Ieam, Founder of Global Bugs Holding AB and the Quality Controller for Global Bugs Asia Co., Ltd., Holds a Bachelor degree in Language from the department of German Language, Chiang Mai University, Thailand. Thanaphum’s area of expertise is farming of house crickets and products made by house crickets (Acheta Domesticus) where he has founded and developed Sahakhun Bug Farm Ltd., Partnership which presently is incorporated in the Global Bugs Asia Co., Ltd. Beside the domestic and nearby markets, Thanaphum has managed to get import licenses to the Australian market by the Department of Agriculture of Australian Government, which is one of the most important markets outside Thailand. Mr Thanaphum has an extensive and successful track record from insect farming over the past 6 years, and he is fluent in Thai (native), English and German.