July 6 (Reuters) – Kasikornbank (KBAN.BK) President Prasarn Trairatvorakul will be the next governor of the Bank of Thailand, a minister said after a cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
Current Governor Tarisa Watanagase retires at the end of September. Prasarn emerged as the leading candidate to replace her last month.
Information and Communication Technology Minister Juti Krairerk gave the name to reporters. (Reporting by Pracha Hariraksapitak; Writing by Orathai Sriring; Editing by Alan Raybould)