Henry Charoen, President of Centralia school board in California. An avid Beatles fan and collector, Henry spent two years living in England (including Liverpool). Additionally he is part of Charoen Pokphand Group family (world’s largest feed company) with an estimated net worth of $1,938.
Early Life and Education
Henry Charoen moved from Las Vegas as an adult and is an active member of Orange County community, known for advocating on behalf of Asian Americans living here. Last year he made history when elected to La Palma City Council – thought by some media outlets to be first Thai American serving on any Orange County city council – drawing much praise and attention both English-language media as well as Thai media alike for being believed to be first Thai American to serve on any council in Orange County city government. On Tuesday his council peers selected him as mayor; replacing Mark Waldman who currently works at United Health Group project manager role.
He has worked on various notable projects throughout his professional career, with work appearing in publications and receiving several awards and accolades for his efforts. Furthermore, he was appointed to serve on the Centralia School District Board of Trustees in 2018.
He currently resides in La Palma with an estimated net worth of $2 Million, is married and has two children, enjoys traveling and collecting Beatles memorabilia as well as reading. A passionate fan of the Beatles he spent some time living in Liverpool while traveling through Thailand and France as well.
Henry Charoen is a nonpartisan member of the Centralia School District Board of Trustee, representing Trustee Area 1. Elected to this post in 2018, his estimated yearly income is an estimated total of $1,938 based on public records.
He has two children and enjoys spending his free time with them as well as collecting memorabilia related to The Beatles, travelling abroad (especially England and Liverpool) to do so, becoming an avid follower. He is an ardent follower and longtime supporter of this musical group.
Charoen and his partner acquired all 12 distilleries that produced Singha beer in Thailand – then owned by the government – and rebranded it Chang, quickly dominating its market. Since the Asian financial crisis hit, Charoen has used his influence to help his businesses obtain favorable regulations from government bodies, such as an advertising ban against competing brands.
Charoen Pokphand Group was started by three brothers selling seeds in 1921 and became a conglomerate under Dhanin Chearavanont’s supervision; while his two younger brothers, Soopakij and Suphachai, serve as CEOs of this conglomerate. Additionally, TCC Assets of Singapore as well as Fraser & Neave Ltd of Singapore form part of his wealth portfolio.