Wood named Skal Club president

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BANGKOK 29 March 2018: Skal International Bangkok elected Andrew Wood as president at the club’ annual general meeting yesterday.

Wood has been a Skal member for 26 years and was the Bangkok club’s president 2008 to 2010.

He is also a long serving member of Skal and a past national president of Skal International Thailand and International Councillor.

In 2010 Andrew was elected to Skal International’s Executive Committee and accordingly relinquished all his club and national positions.

He is also active at regional level and is acting vice president Southeast Asia for the Skal Asian Area.

Commenting on the election Wood said: “The Bangkok club has had a long and illustrious history in the travel and tourism industry since 1956. My thanks go to my predecessor Eric Hallin and the board of officers. I am delighted that Eric has also been elected vice president to provide the continuity that the club needs to move forward.”

Skal International has over 14,000 members worldwide, in 354 clubs in 83 countries.

“I see no reason why the Bangkok Club cannot grow to be one of the biggest too. My goal in the next two years is to be one of the top five largest Skal clubs in the world,” he concluded.

The following committee members were also elected:
Vice president, Eric Hallin;
Secretary, Glen Grosic;
Treasurer, Nicholas Moberg;
Membership director, Tom Sorensen;
Young Skal director, Scott Smith;
PR & communications director, Sunny Yu;
Events director, Pichai Visutriratana.