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Join this event to learn how to protect your Vietnam supply chains from COVID-19 risks. The current COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam is the largest outbreak Vietnam has experienced, with almost 5,000 cases since April 27th, including a new highly transmissible variant. The vast majority of cases concentrated in industrial parks in Northern Bac Giang and Bac Ninh provinces, home to Samsung and Apple suppliers. Nikkei Asia reports “New ‘Vietnam variant’ threatens further havoc to supply chains.” The Vietnamese government has mobilized a nationwide response, including designating workers in affected industrial parks a priority group for COVID-19 vaccination purposes. Join this webinar to learn from Vietnamese government and industry experts how to protect your Vietnam-based supply chains from COVID-19 risks.
|2:00 PM||Welcome remarks from Mary Tarnowka, Executive Director of AmCham Vietnam|
|2:05 PM||Updating from Dr. Vu Tien Loc, Chairman and President, VCCI on:
– Supporting from Vietnamese government for affected business and prorect supply chain
Panel discussion: Protect our Supply Chains against Covid-19
|3:30 PM||Event Ends|
|AmCham & Co-host Chambers Members: VND 200,000
Non-members: VND 350,000
|Reservations/cancellations must be received by 2 hours before the event, and must made on-line or by email. We are unable to accept reservations/cancellations by telephone.|
|Dr. Vu Tien Loc
Chairman and President, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)
Vice Marketing Director, Saigon Newport Corporation
Mrs. Pham Thi Thuy Van was born on 5th April 1970.
She has spent 15 years working in Saigon Newport Corporation ( SNP) – the leading containerterminal operator and logistic provider in Vietnam. As a Vice Marketing Director of SNP, she has joined the teams of studying and developing Tan Cang – Cai Mep deep sea project as well as other projects to develop container terminals and logistics facilities and services of Saigon Newport andimprove the service quality. She is the team leader of the Marketing of SNP to develop the SNP’s marketin the North of Vietnam.
She is one member of the E-port Management Team of SNP which has done successfully the online formalities and payment in SNP’s system of terminal, especially the E.D.O (Electronic Delivery Order) applied in Cat Lai Terminal since 2020 has been highly appreciated in the Covid time. She is also the member of the Green Port Development Management Board of SNP and Green Port team ofVinamarine who has a lot of plans and actions to protect the environment as well as minimize thewaste and pollution at terminals and logistic facilities in Vietnam.
She has Master Degree in Marketing & Administration.
General Sales & Marketing Director, DEEP C Industrial Zones
Koen Soenens is currently General Sales and Marketing Director with DEEP C Industrial Zones in Vietnam, the leading industrial zone developer located in Haiphong and Quang Ninh.
Since the end of 2019, he is at the helm of a young, dynamic and international team of salespeople, customer service executives and marketing experts.
Koen has been involved with all aspects of international business-to-business and business-to-government, the development of domestic and international sales channels and the formation of strategic alliances for more than 25 years covering 54 countries.
Most recently, Koen served as Business Development Director at FLIR’s regional head-office in Singapore, where he was responsible for business development in Asia and the Middle East for the last 6 years.
Koen graduated with great distinction in Commercial Engineering from VUB’s Solvay Business School (Brussels, Belgium).
Senior Director, Vietnam, Regulatory and Government Affairs, FedEx Express Asia Pacific
Trang is Senior Director for Vietnam, Regulatory and Government Affairs FedEx Express Asia Pacific. Previously, she was the Director and Country Representative at a consultancy firm Asia Group Advisors for 1.5 years. Under her leadership, the company revenue increased five-fold during.
Prior to consulting, Trang worked for the US-ASEAN Business Council in Hanoi, where she provided Fortune 500 companies support and advice to understand, assess and mitigate reputational, regulatory and political risks affecting their operations in Vietnam. Earlier, Trang was an Advocacy and Communications Specialist in various international NGOs such as Action Aid, UNDP, and Plan International, where she provided technical assistance to government agencies. Trang has also worked as a journalist in Vietnam Television, and Fashion Newspaper. She also spent five years working in the business sector including two years as Head of Business Promotion Department for Hanoi Business Associations.
Trang has a wealth of public affairs experience, especially with government engagement and crisis management. Trang has spent 20-years building deep relationships with the business, political and civil-society leaders in Vietnam.
Trang has a Masters degree from Vietnam National University where she studied International Relations in 2007-2009.
CEO/General Director, Cai Mep International Terminal
Ky is CEO of Cai Mep International Terminal, a joint venture of Danish APM Maersk Group and VIMC & Saigon Port. Ky spent 15 years in Senior Management of CMIT which is major deep-water container terminal in Cai Mep serving VN-US trade majorly and is the only termal being able to handle 20,000 TEu container vessel in Vietnam.
Ky has served 3 years as independent non-executive Board Director of Port of HaiPhong in the Northern Vietnam.
Ky is FTU graduate and has Maastricht MBA degree. Later Kỳ also graduated APMT Magnum Global Leadeship Development program.
Executive Director, AmCham Vietnam
Mary Tarnowka joined AmCham Vietnam as Executive Director in August 2019. She continues to carry out AmCham’s long-term mission to strengthen the U.S.-Vietnam trade and investment partnership and serve as the “voice of American business” in Vietnam, established when it was founded informally just after the trade embargo was lifted in 1994. Under her leadership, AmCham Vietnam has been revitalized. It is one of the largest, diverse, and inclusive foreign business associations in Vietnam. Its network of active committees and extensive range of events provide members valuable opportunities for professional networking, business intelligence, advocacy, and business promotion. AmCham strives to be the most strategic and influential business association in Vietnam – that drives innovation and sustainable growth and helps its members succeed. A community you want to join!
Mary is an international trade and economic expert with decades of experience managing organizations and policy advocacy in Asia. Prior to joining AmCham, Mary served as the U.S. Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City. As a career diplomat and member of the Senior Foreign Service, Mary has served throughout the Indo-Pacific region, including postings in Seoul, Delhi, Shanghai, and Taipei, as well as at the State Department’s China Desk and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Before joining the State Department, Mary worked as a CPA and Tax Manager at KPMG’s San Francisco Office. Mary also serves as a Director on the Board of VinaCapital GS Energy.