For more than two decades, Khun Connie Charuvastr together with her late husband, Khun Chanchai Charuvastr had relentlessly developed and built an empire of luxury products in the Home, Furniture and Interior area. Under AVIVA Inc, Khun Chanchai with his business savvy and the wealth of experience in business start-up and acquisition, he together with Khun Connie’s excellent interpersonal skills, they acquired the exclusive representation of several international luxury super brands. These brands included LEICHT Kitchens, Rolf Benz, Ronald Schmitt, Ruf Betten, Giorgetti, Bang & Olufsen, Fritz Hansen, Louis Poulsen, MDF Italia, Grand Hall and the likes.
Khun Connie and Khun Chanchai worked strategically together using their strengths in their respective area in the business arena. Khun Chanchai with his foresight and sharp business acumen, not only dedicated most of his time and resources in the acquisition negotiation, he also spearheaded specific training programme for the staff to upgrade their skills and knowledge in providing the best quality service and products to their customer, therefore creating an comparative edge for AVIVA.
Their firm belief in every customer is unique and hence, need to be looked after differently, had paved the path for the company to diversify the products from kitchen to home furnishing and interiors. Services and products were tailored to the special needs of each customer. Nurturing excellent customers relation was paramount and was one of the company’s key goals. Evidently, their efforts were rewarded by the loyal group clients who have been with them for many years. With the high quality luxury brands, sharp excellent business acumen of Khun Chanchai and excellent interpersonal skill of Khun Connie, the AVIVA empire grew lips and bounds over the next decade with the support of a solidly loyal clientele.
Over the years, there were many business awards granted to AVIVA. Amongst these, the highest pride of their achievements occurred in 2008 when Khun Connie was chosen to receive Prince Henrik’s Medal of Honour and the Diploma of the Danish Export Association for her outstanding efforts in the establishment of the sales of Bang & Olufsen products in Thailand. The presentation was made by then H.E. Ambassador Michael Sternberg.