Generali Vietnam Life appoints Tina Nguyen as CEO

Generali Vietnam Life Insurance Co., Ltd on April 13 announced the appointment of Nguyen Thi Hong Thanh, Tina Nguyen as its new CEO.

MsTinaThe personnel change was approved by Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance earlier.

Tina Nguyen took over the CEO position from Chung Ba Phuong, who is said to move to Hong Kong to take the position of general manager for Generali’s businesses there.

Before joining Generali Vietnam, Tina Nguyen held various senior leadership roles the insurance field. She 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).

“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,” said Tina Nguyen.

Jack Howell, Generali’s regional officer for Asia, commented on the appointment, “We have an ambitious growth strategy in Asia and Vietnam is an important market for us. I am pleased to have 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.”

Generali Vietnam started operation in Vietnam since April 20, 2011. After only five years, the insurance company currently serves over 80,000 customers and insured members of over 500 Vietnamese and foreign owned companies, with branches over 12 major cities nationwide.

By Thanh Xuan (Vietnam Investment Review, Apr. 14, 2016)