Edward Cooper, Jr. - Former Chief Finance and Risk Officer, Pruksa Real Estate Company Ltd.
is a retired Senior Executive with broad based experience in Corporate and
Retail Banking, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, and M&A. His experiences are across multiple
businesses, customer segments, industries, and countries. Director experience at listed (Hong Kong and
Thailand) and non-listed companies in multiple countries.
Ed retired from Pruksa Real Estate PCL, Bangkok, Thailand. During his four years there he was a Director
and Chief Finance & Risk Officer. He
was a member of the Executive, Risk Management and International Investment
Committees. Pruksa is Thailand’s largest
residential real estate developer and manufacturer with products including town
houses, single houses, and condos.
Pruksa, Ed was President of AIG Consumer Finance Group, a wholly owned
subsidiary of AIG. The Consumer Finance
Group owned and operated banks and finance companies in Hong Kong, India,
China, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, Poland, Mexico and Argentina. The businesses were all sold or liquidated in
2009-10 to repay loans from the Federal Reserve.
AIG, Ed had a 30 year career at Chase Manhattan Bank, retiring in 2000 as
Senior Vice President of Asia Retail Banking.
Ed held numerous positions in retail and wholesale banking and lived in
Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo for 16 years during his Chase career.