Boonsithi Chokwatana is the Chairman of Saha Group, Thailand's leading consumer products conglomerate. This is part 7 of a 30-part series.
In the spring of 1954, a Pan American Airways plane took off from Bangkok and brought me to Hong Kong in six hours. I spent a week in the city, where Saha Pathanapibul already operated an office. During the week, my father bought me suits, shoes and other things a businessman needs.