Alum of International School Yangon, studied Computer Science at Rochester Institute of Technology, New York and also majored in Business Management and Administration at Bradley University, Illinois, at United States of America.
Seasoned spot and futures Trader of agricultural commodities with Lausanne-based Andre CIE and Hong Kong based (SGX listed) Noble Group in grain, oilseeds, beans & pulses, and foodstuffs in garlic, tomato paste and canned foodstuffs across South Americas, Asia, and Europe.
Also an avid trader of petrochemical and expanded the trading department of Sumitomo Corporation’s Chemical Department for Myanmar’s jurisdiction.
Also managed the trading of First Myanmar Investment’s bio-agricultural portfolio in Jatropha Curcas (Physic Nuts) bio-oilseeds. Now, U Thu Zaw, the second generation in the company, managing Sithar Coffee’s Global Strategy and Planning, connecting stakeholders along the value chain, drawing talents from across the industry, vertically and horizontally integrating to synergistically add value across multi-faceted fronts, while driving the company not only to sustain as a market leader, but also sustain double-digit growth into next decade.