Procter & Gamble Thailand has announced the appointment of Sirinporn Vatanaparadorn as Sales Director for the region, effective immediately, according to a report published by The Nation.

Sirinporn is the first woman to occupy the role, as well as the first Thai national to lead the US FMCG major’s sales team in the Kingdom. She has taken over from Paul Albano, who is transferring to the Philippines to take on the title of Associate Sales Director and Modern Trade Sales Leader.

Sirinporn joined P&G as account manager and has 12 years’ experience under her belt, having worked across several sales operation roles during her time at the company.