Weerapat (Go) Attachot joins Babson in the Division of Accounting & Law in the Fall 2016 semester. Born and raised in Thailand Go received his bachelor’s degree, with first class honors, in Accounting from Thammasat University, located in the heart of Bangkok. After four years of experience as a corporate accountant with ExxonMobil Go moved to the United States in 2007 to further his education. He earned an MBA and a master’s degree in Finance from the University of Tampa (Tampa, FL); he went on to earn a master’s degree in Accounting & Information Systems from Middle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN). Go is a soon-to-be Accounting Ph.D. graduate of the University of North Texas (Denton, TX).
At Babson Go will teach undergraduate-level managerial accounting. His teaching experience prior to joining Babson includes financial accounting (principles and intermediate) and cost accounting. His research interests lie primarily in the international financial accounting and reporting arena. Specifically, Go is interested in publicly-traded foreign (non-U.S.) firms – characteristics, regulation compliances, regulation choices, incentives/disincentives etc. – in the U.S. capital markets. His dissertation examines characteristics of foreign firms listed on U.S. Stock Exchanges and their corporate governance choices.
While working for ExxonMobil in Thailand Go's responsibilities included a wide range of accounting tasks from journalizing transactions to auditing. He also regularly conducted training for non-accountants at other ExxonMobil affiliates in Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore.
Go is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
Ph D, University of North Texas
MS, Middle Tennessee State University
MBA, The University of Tampa
MS, The University of Tampa
BBA, Thammasat University
Attachot, W., Coyle, W.H., Juras, P.E., Muehlmann, B.W. (2018). Copilots with Entrepreneurs. Strategic Finance. Vol: 100, Issue: 2, Page: 60-66. Institute of Management Accountants. link
Determinants of Corporate Governance Choices – Evidence from Foreign Firms Listed on U.S. Stock ExchangesAttachot, W. Guragai, B. 2018 AAA Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD (Washington, DC) (2018)
Determinants of Corporate Governance Choices – Evidence from Foreign Firms Listed on U.S. Stock ExchangesAttachot, W. Guragai, B. 2018 AAA Midyear Meeting, Public Interest Section, Chicago, IL (2018)