Harald Link

Harald Link is a Thai-German businessman, industrialist, and philanthropist. He is the chairman, CEO, and owner of B.Grimm. On the Forbes March 2019 list of the world’s billionaires, Link was ranked #16 in Thailand and #1168 globally with a net worth of US$1.9 billion.

Harald Link is the third-generation head of Thailand’s storied B. Grimm Group, with interests in power, real estate, transport and infrastructure.

Founded in 1878 as Siam Dispensary, it was acquired by Link’s grandfather Adolf Link in 1914.

After studying in Switzerland and Germany, where he grew up, Link arrived in Bangkok in 1978 to join his uncle in the family firm.

Chief executive since 1987, Link is grooming daughter Caroline to succeed him.

In 2017, Link listed the group’s power unit in what was the first ever IPO of a group company.