Four Vietnamese entrepreneurs to attend APEC CEO Summit

Monday, Nov 06, 2017 16:46

Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao (left above), Nguyen Duc Thuan (left below ), Duong Thi Mai Hoa (right above) and Thai Huong (right below) are the four Vietnamese entrepreneurs participating in the APEC CEO Summit held in Da Nang on November 8-10. — Photo

Four leaders of Viet Nam’s large corporations have been invited to participate in the APEC CEO Summit 2017, being held from November 8 to 10 in the central city of Da Nang.

The APEC CEO Summit is Asia-Pacific’s premier business event and is held within the framework of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, taking place on November 6-11 in Da Nang.

According to business news website, the Vietnamese invitees include Nguyen Duc Thuan, founder of TBS Group, joining the discussion session on the topic "Future Of Works."

The second person is Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, CEO of Vietjet Air, participating in the discussion session on "Connecting For Growth."

Duong Thi Mai Hoa, general director of Vingroup, will be a guest speaker during the discussion session on "New Job Creation."

The last invitee is Thai Huong, chairwoman of TH True Milk Group, who will share her views during the discussion session on "Resource Efficient Use and Sustainable Growth."

The summit is expected to draw 2,000 delegates from APEC member economies and is the most anticipated event for businesspeople.

It will provide unparalleled opportunities for global business executives to engage in dialogues with APEC leaders, high-level government officials and influential thought leaders.

The event will gather leaders of the world’s most dynamic economies, speakers from the most influential global organisations and more than 800 senior executives of corporations and groups from the Asia Pacific region.

APEC CEO Summit 2017 will comprise 10 sessions of discussion focusing on globalisation, trade liberalisation, sustainable development, connectivity for growth and the development of technology and the digital era.

Guest speakers are leaders from several global organisations, such as the World Trade Organisation, World Bank and World Economic Forum, in addition to many representatives from large corporations and groups, such as COO Facebook Sheryl Sandberg; Robert S. Franklin, President at ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp and Mark Konyn, chief investment officer at AIA Group; besides representatives of many emerging startups like Rappler, OFO, Malong and Air BnB.— VNS

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