14:48 | 13/04/2016 Companies
(VEN) - Following the approval of the Vietnam Ministry of Finance, Generali Vietnam Life Insurance Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Nguyen Thi Hong Thanh (Tina Nguyen) as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Ms. Tina Nguyen new CEO of Generali Vietnam Life
Tina Nguyen took over the CEO position from Mr. Chung Ba Phuong, who has moved to Hong Kong to take the position of General Manager for Generali’s businesses in Hong Kong.
Commenting on Mrs. Tina Nguyen’s appointment, Mr. Jack Howell, Regional Officer for Asia, said: “I am pleased to have Ms. Tina Nguyen on board to steer and grow our business in Vietnam. I am confident that under her leadership, the business will benefit from her extensive international experience.”
Before joining Generali Vietnam, Tina Nguyen held various senior leadership roles in a leading foreign owned life insurance company in Vietnam. Tina possesses over 20 years of international experience in the financial and life insurance sector in North America (USA, Canada) and in Asia (Hong Kong, Vietnam). Tina started her career at Ernst & Young and holds a US Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Commented Tina Nguyen: "I am privileged to assume the role of leading Generali Vietnam in its strong growth phase. Vietnam presents tremendous growth potential as an emerging economy and I am excited about taking the business forward and enhance the quality and range of products and service offerings to our customers. Generali is a relatively new brand in Vietnam, but I believe that with focus on being simpler, smarter and customer centric, Generali will continue to differentiate itself and become the choice brand for customers.”.
Generali Vietnam Life Insurance Limited Liability Company (Generali Vietnam) was granted the operation license on April 20th, 2011 by the Vietnam Ministry of Finance. After five years in operation, Generali Vietnam currently serves over 80,000 customers and insured members of over 500 Vietnamese and foreign owned companies.