Luc Mandret - General manager MSLGROUP Vietnam VIR is a very trusting partner for MSL, as one of Vietnam’s top tier business media outlets. We are thrilled to partner with VIR for the quality of the holistic understanding of the business, with the most updated economic news, and insightful in-depth articles. VIR is an essential reading for business leaders, investors, and decision-makers in Vietnam. And for MSL as a communication agency, we really appreciate highlighting our clients’ prospective and financial news. It’s always a pleasure to work with VIR journalists: they are proactive, knowledgeable, and reliable in reporting accurate news and analysis. For us, VIR has been one of our key media partners. We highly appreciate the hard-working and dedicated reporters from VIR, who have supported us in many events and business stories for our clients in diverse sectors such as investment, banking, pharmaceuticals, and more. We believe that VIR will continue its success … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR!
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Mr Bennett Neo The Sai Gon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) is a leading brand name in the Vietnamese beer industry with over 140-year history of brewing. Viet Nam News's reporter Thu Ngan asks Bennett Neo, the companys general director, about business and brand development strategy since the companys acquisition nearly a year ago. Could you tell us about your transformation from a State-owned company into a foreign-invested company since being acquired? We took over the company in August and it has been good so far. In terms of transformation, we recognized and decided we cannot do everything, only a selected number of things. We divided the transformation into seven pillars: sales, marketing, supply chain, production, human resources, cost, and board. For every pillar we have short-, medium- and long-term plans and we look at digital AI to try to help us develop these pillars. For sales, we will leverage and improve our competencies, improve distributor quality and ensure … [Read more...] about Sai Gon Beer seeks to become globally credible brand: general director
Customer experience is the new frontier for consumer finance Mr. Basker Rangachari - FE Credit’s Chief Marketing Officer Given the increasing competition among consumer finance companies, those who want to win the game ought to make their products and services stand out from the pack and deliver superior customer experience. Going digital is one of the approaches that help simplify products and shorten the lending process, ensuring a win-win situation for both customers and the businesses themselves. Digitisation as a competitive edge Duong Nguyen, leader of Financial Service Organisations and IT Advisory Services at EY Vietnam, once noted that what technology can do to consumer finance companies, will go beyond risk management and lending process, to emerge as a stand-alone channel to reach out to potential customers who are young and tech-savvy. Given over 60 per cent of the 94 million population in Vietnam is aged 35 or less, and 54 per cent of these are internet … [Read more...] about Customer experience is the new frontier for consumer finance
Digitisation as a competitive edge in consumer finance Duong Nguyen, leader of Financial Service Organisations and IT Advisory Services at EY Vietnam, once noted that what technology can do to consumer finance companies will go beyond risk management and lending process to emerge as a stand-alone channel to reach out to potential customers who are young and tech-savvy. Given that over 60 per cent of the 94 million population in Vietnam is aged 35 or less, and 54 per cent of these are Internet users, leveraging new technology in the consumer finance market can thus help players expand their network and bolster their competitive advantages over traditional banks, whose strength is based on their physical branch network. Investment in technology, especially those that help improve procedures, as she stressed, can minimise or eliminate human errors and data loss while enhancing the efficiency of the lending system. What is more, according to Nguyen, investment in tech will provide consumer … [Read more...] about Customer experience is new frontier for consumer finance
John Goddard, Head of HSBC Expat The start of a new year is a natural time for many of us to think about making changes to our lives, and this is especially true when it comes to work. I have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to work abroad several times. This has meant I have experienced work around the world and have seen first-hand how a move abroad can rejuvenate and refresh a career. Not only does this encourage you to become more adaptable and agile, it can teach you a lot – professionally and personally. To understand what makes professionals tick when it comes to working abroad, we conducted fresh analysis of our Expat Explorer survey, combing through insights from more than 22,000 expats to identify the best destinations for expat careers in 2019. 1. Germany, work to live not live to work Renowned for efficiency and productivity, Germany tops the Expat Explorer career rankings this year, going one better than in 2017 and 2016. Expats ranked Germany as having … [Read more...] about A new job for January? The best places in the world to work