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Vietjet CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao among top 50 in Forbes’ most powerful women

December 11, 2018 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Vietjet’s President and CEO, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao has been named in the ‘World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ list by Forbes magazine for the second year running.

The only Vietnamese in the list, Thao is ranked 44th, an 11 place increase compared to last year. Forbes has estimated her total assets to be worth US$2.6 billion.

In addition to her role as President & CEO of Vietjet, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao is Chairperson of Sovico Holdings and acts as Standing Vice Chairperson of HDBank. She holds a Ph.D. in Economic Cybernetics and a bachelor’s degree in Credit-Finance. In 2017 she successfully listed Vietjet on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HOSE) and HDBank in 2018.

This is the 15th annual list published by Forbes, which includes women in business, finance, media, politics, social, charity, and technology. The rankings are based on multiple categories such as asset quality, media exposure, segment, and international influence. According to Executive Vice President, Moira Forbes, the women on the list have a wide and direct impact on more than 3 billion people worldwide.

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