Bangkok Bank CycleFest donates money to Siriraj Foundation


Photo Caption: Dr.Thaweelap Rittapirom (right), Director and Executive Vice President, Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited together with Winnie Heng (left), Vice President and Managing Director, IMG Services (Thailand) Limited, presented a 480,000-baht donation, collected through the Family Ride category and the individual riders who were also given the opportunity to donate extra at the Bangkok Bank CycleFest 2019, to the Siriraj Foundation. Associate Professor Pranya Sakiyalak, M.D. (center) represented the foundation in receiving the donation.

Bangkok, Thailand (22 January 2020) – Bangkok Bank CycleFest 2019, with the support of Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited and IMG Thailand, has donated a total of 480,000-baht to the Siriraj Foundation, collected through the Family Ride category and the individual riders were also given the opportunity to donate extra upon their registration. The donation presentation took place recently at Siriraj Foundation and was presided over by Dr.Thaweelap Rittapirom, Director and Executive Vice President, Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited and Ms. Winnie Heng, Vice President & Managing Director, IMG Services (Thailand) Limited. Associate Professor Pranya Sakiyalak, M.D. represented the foundation in receiving the donation.

Dr.Thaweelap Rittapirom, Director and Executive Vice President, Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited said, “On behalf of Bangkok Bank CycleFest 2019, I would like to express my gratitude to all the participating cyclists who made the event so successful. We would not be able to offer this donation to Siriraj Foundation without such strong support from everyone who attended and took part. This donation will benefit the treatment and care of underprivileged patients at Siriraj Hospital.”

Bangkok Bank CycleFest 2019, a cycling and lifestyle event held under the theme of “Ride for All”, welcomed cyclists of all abilities to take part in various activities. Over 3,000 Thai and international cyclists joined the third edition of Bangkok Bank CycleFest on November 23-24 at Siam Country Club, Pattaya. The event was not only about fun and promoting an active lifestyle, but also about giving back to society. Bangkok Bank CycleFest 2019 raised funds for its official charity partner Siriraj Foundation, which assists with the treatment and care of underprivileged patients at Siriraj Hospital, primarily from registrations in the Family Ride category at the Bangkok Bank CycleFest.

About Bangkok Bank

Established in 1944, Bangkok Bank is one of Southeast Asia’s largest regional banks with total assets of 3,228,092 million baht (as at September 30, 2019). We are a leading provider of corporate finance and SME lending in Thailand, have a customer base of approximately 17 million accounts, a nationwide network of approximately 1,100 branches and 240 business centers, and an international network that includes 32 overseas branches in 15 economies. Our service channels cover all customer segments and include over 10,000 ATMs, 1,200 cash deposit machines, and 24/7 availability for internet, mobile and phone banking.

About Siam Country Club Group

Siam Country Club Group founded by Dr. Thaworn Phornprapha is the first private golf course in Thailand with full facilities and international standard services. It is recognized by golfers around the world and also hosted the HONDA LPGA THAILAND, world class event since 2007.

Siam Country Club consists of 3 golf courses;

1. Siam Country Club Old Course which is characterized by the green valley and large trees.

2. Siam Country Club Plantation located on the hill overlooking Pattaya in a wide angle to the sea.

3. Siam Country Club Waterside which is surround by the lake.

About IMG

IMG is a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion, operating in more than 30 countries. The company represents and manages some of the world’s greatest sports figures and fashion icons; stages hundreds of live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is one of the largest independent producers and distributors of sports media. IMG also specializes in sports training; league development; and marketing, media and licensing for brands, sports organizations and collegiate institutions. In 2014, IMG was acquired by WME, a leading global entertainment agency.

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