Alan Koo Liang Kwee, CEO - Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corporation (SABECO)
In today’s competitive world, the CFO is a position with significant responsibilities and opportunities to contribute to the company's growth and success in a dynamic industry. CFO of Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corporation (SABECO), Alan Koo Liang Kwee is a Singaporean professional with over 26 years of experience in operational and regional finance across Asia Pacific, primarily in the FMCG sector. Alan's professional background exemplifies a successful and diverse career in finance, marked by international exposure and a commitment to adding value to organizations through strategic initiatives and a global perspective. CEO Insights Asia magazine engaged in a one on one interaction with Alan Koo, let’s read to know more.
Vietnam is Reigniting the Manufacturing Spark
By: Sujith Vasudevan, Managing Editor
The Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) segment is a silent strength of almost all economies worldwide. But more often than not, MSMEs are underserved and unserved across parameters, including financial and technical assistance, especially
Technology Reshaping the Future of Healthcare
By: Sharon Chan, Head-JLABS Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Sharon Chan, Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS Asia Pacific, began her journey at JLABS in China as the child of parents who emigrated from China to Hong Kong in the 1950s and then to the UK in the 1970s
By: Dr. Kaushik Sengupta, Product Head – Food SAR Region, Bureau Veritas Group
With 19+ years’ experience in the verticals like audit, certification, training, quality functions, Dr. Kaushik is increasing the digital process
By: Aditya Arora, CEO, Teleperformance India
Aditya has been associated with Teleperformance for over three years, prior to which he held the role of Managing Director at Intelenet Global Services, and Vice President at Genpact
By: Raen Lim, Group Vice President,Asia, Splunk
A mere three months into 2023 and we have already seen multiple disruptions and outages across workplace and lifestyle applications. Despite the world proving to be more resilient
By: Benjamin Boesch, Chief Digital Officer, VFS Global
The world is on the move again. After months of closures, the revival of various sectors is evident reopening of universities, hybrid working models, and high profile international events are back
By: Vikas Chadha, CEO, Jumbo Group
At the turn of the century, the consumer electronics industry in the UAE depended largely on in-store sales. It drew strength from the nation's strong economic growth and rising disposable income
By: Mradul K., VP - Global Sales & Strategy, LogiNext
Mradul boasts of a 13-year long career during which he has been associated with companies such as Bajaj Alliance General Insurance, IFFCO
Top 10 CFOs From Vietnam - 2023
CFOs from Vietnam are Crafting Financial Success
The Business Culture in Vietnam: Vietnam's economy outshines other evolving nations due to its size and credibility. In the year 2022, according to standard chartered forecasters, Vietnam provides a stable working environment and ultimate success with a productive GDP Growth of 6.5percent with a thriving mindset of attaining 7.2percent in 2023. Personal relationships play a large role in Vietnamese business culture. Third-party introductions are almost a necessity, as Vietnamese people prefer to work with those they know and trust. Bilateral trade with the US was $26. Manufacturing is Vietnam's strongest industry, encompassing its growing Smartphone and electronics production industries and textiles and garments.
Roles & Responsibilities of Chief Financial Officer: A CFO's daily tasks involve developing and managing a budget and ensuring compliance with financial regulations, negotiating loans and lines of credit, creating financial statements, overseeing investment activity, and more. The Chief Financial Officer of a company has primary responsibility for the planning, implementation, managing and running of all the finance activities of a company, including business planning, budgeting, forecasting and negotiations. The term chief financial officer refers to a senior executive responsible for managing the financial actions of a company.
Significance of CFOs from Vietnam: The chief financial officer (CFO) is the highest-ranking finance professional in an organization and is responsible for the financial health of the business in the Philippines. The CFO’s in the Vietnam responsibilities include, but are not limited to: regulatory compliance, budgeting, cash-flow management, financial planning and analysis , scenario modeling, advising the CEO on potential mergers and acquisitions targets, planning for initial public offerings, capital budgeting, obtaining debt and equity financing, and handling investor relations. In additional to being a financial custodian, CFOs often advise the CEO and the Board of Directors on the overall strategic direction of the business.
CEO Insights in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 CFOs from Vietnam – 2023’ who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Alan Koo Liang Kwee,CFO||Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corporation (SABECO)||A professional with over 28 years of experience in operational and regional finance across the asia pacific, primarily in the FMCG sector, and more|
|An Dao ,CFO||DLCorp||An energetic, highly motivated professional always looking for the most efficient and best solution to every issue, with expertise in economics & powerpoint, financial modeling and more|
|Dinh Minh Hoang ,CFO||Tech Data||A highly accomplished leader with extensive experience in various esteemed organizations, refining his financial acumen and gaining valuable insights into diverse industries, and more|
|Erwin Debaere ,Group CFO||Hoan My Medical Corporation||An innovative leader holding a critical role in the financial management and strategic decision-making processes of the organization, with his expertise and experience in finance,ensuring the financial stability and growth of the firm|
|Hai Nguyen Minh ,CFO||Nova Consumer||A visionary leader holding robust background and experience ofvisionary leader holding robust background and experience of finance controlling, finance partnering and capital market/investor relations in FMCG, f&b retail, agriculture industry, and more|
|Ho Lam,CFO||Ho Chi Minh City Securities Corporation||A strategic leader with 27 years of experience, with expertise in banking & financial modeling, investments and more|
|Lan Nguyen Phuong,CFO||Golden Gate Restaurant Group||A dynamic leader with 19 years of experience, skilled in corporate governance & project management, financial planning, and more|
|Nancy MAI ,CFO||Halcom Vietnam||A professional leader with more than two decades of experience, skilled in mergers & acquisitions, manufacturing & initial public offerings, and more|
|Nhien Le ,CFO||Loc Troi||A passionate leader with extensive expertise in finance, harnessing his formidable technical abilities, analytical prowess, and managerial competence to consistently drive impactful transformations and deliver profitable outcomes|
|Van Nguyen ,CFO||REVER Career||An innovative leader with 16 years of experience, skilled in finance ,analytical skills, legal compliance, asset management, investor relations, financial analysis & operations management, and more|