Two Vietnamese named among top 25 Asian “Power Businesswomen” for 2020

Top executives of 2 Vietnamese businesses are included in Forbes’s listing of 25 most powerful businesswomen in Asia.

They are Truong Thi Le Khanh, Founder and Chairwoman of Vinh Hoan JSC, and Nguyen Bach Diep, Chairwoman of FPT Retail. Since joining FPT Retail eight years ago, Diep, 48, has helped build the company into Vietnam’s second-largest electronics retailer by number of outlets, with more than 630 stores nationwide. In 2017, Diep added pharmaceutical retailing, with the purchase of a majority stake in the Long Chau drugstore chain, and expanded it from four stores to 160.

Meanwhile, Khanh, 59, has built her company into Vietnam’s largest seafood firm by market capitalization over the past 23 years. Last year the firm was the best performer in the country’s seafood industry, with 50 million USD net profit on revenue of 340 million USD.

Source: VOV5