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(From The Nation (Thailand))
Byline: The Nation.
Think of Rolls-Royce and you're apt to think of Britain's Queen Elizabeth being chauffeured around in one.
But there is more to this corporate giant than most people know. Rolls-Royce has always specialised in making engines: for planes, ships, pumps and the oil and gas industry. Simon Robertson, chairman of Rolls-Royce Plc, was in Thailand recently to celebrate the company's 10-year relationship with Thai Airways.
Thailand was the first country in Asia to buy engines from Rolls-Royce. In an exclusive interview with The Nation, he said Asia accounted for one-third of the company's revenue and …