Managing Partner, Bangkok
John Crane returned to Thailand, after two years in the U.S. where he worked as Chief Financial Officer for Jet Support Services, Inc., the world’s largest independent provider of maintenance programs for private/business jets. Prior to his time with JSSI, Crane had an extensive career in Asia. A 1990 graduate of the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, John worked in Singapore in business development for United Technologies (Otis Elevator) and then joined JP Morgan. He spent almost 14 years with JP Morgan in New York, Hong Kong, and Bangkok.
John established the JP Morgan office in Bangkok in 1996, and was responsible for their Thai investment banking business for eight years, executing a variety of financing and M&A transactions for leading corporate clients as well as the Kingdom of Thailand. Subsequent to his years with JPM, John consulted for a number of Thai and international clients including Macquarie Bank, SMobile Systems, and Thoresen Thai Agencies where he served as CFO of Mermaid Maritime and coordinated that company’s listing on the Singapore stock exchange.