Chanin Donavanik is a leading entrepreneur of Thailand. Mr Donavanik is the Chief Executive Officer-cum-Managing Director of Dusit Thani Public Company Limited. He is Chairman, Philippine Hoteliers, Inc. Donavnik is Vice-Chairman-International Operations of Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts Pvt Ltd.
Chanan Donavanik did his MBA from Boston University. His mother, Thanpuying Chanaut Piyaoui is the Founder of Dusit International. Piyaoui was the Honorary Chairperson of the Dusit Thani Group of companies. Established in 1948, the company has approximately 22 hotel properties in Thailand.