Vietnam HR Awards Forum 2019 – A gateway that helps fuel the future of business and HR community
Ho Chi Minh City, November 21, 2019 – A diverse group of 21 CEOs and visionary thought leaders from leading local and regional organizations have converged at Vietnam HR Awards Forum 2019 to discuss breakthrough business strategies and emerging HR trends for the new era, shedding new lights on the visions towards building future-ready and digital-fit organisations.
The morning session took the spotlight in the panel discussion on “Future-Proof The Future: The Decoded New Playground”, which put forward unique insights on how to get businesses ready for the new playground where new trends and business models are sweeping across Vietnam and affecting businesses of every size.
From left to right: Mr. Huynh Huu Khang - General Director of FWD Vietnam, Mr. Ganesan Ampalavanar – Managing Director of Nestlé Vietnam, Ms. Nguyen Tam Thanh - Regional Business HR Director of Cargill Vietnam, Mr. Andy Han Suk Jung – CEO of SonKim Land, Mr. Jeffrey Alan Fielkow - Managing Director of Tetra Pak Vietnam.
Followed by the stimulating dialogue between Ms. Tieu Yen Trinh – CEO of Talentnet and Ms. Dam Bich Thuy - Founding President of Fulbright University Vietnam, the session has addressed key metrics of the visionary yet actionable CEO’s rulebooks, what CEOs expect the most from their HR partners, as well as what priorities they have in mind to unleash human potential and accelerate the development of new capabilities.
More in-depth themes were also explored in further sessions, delving into the new insights and skillsets that every leader needs to be future-ready and succeed in the age of disruption. The insightful topics revolved around the workplace diversity management, the blend of high-tech and high-touch in leadership, tools and tactics to optimize employee experience to enable business efficiency. Ms. Melissa Nguyen - Country Head of Customer Solutions of Google Vietnam & Thailand, Ms. Kaya Qin of COO Lazada Vietnam, Mr. Neo Gim Siong Bennett - General Director of Sabeco were among the big figures sharing their extensive knowledge and experience during these sessions.
The exclusive event also brought together 2018’s recognized Vietnam HR Awards winners, spearheading case studies and success stories in their business development and transformation journeys. Companies such as Mobile World Investment, Fushan Technology, and Unilever Vietnam were part of a panel discussion on how they are reinventing their business models and processes to take advantage of new possibilities, and create an agile, thriving workforce to leap forward.
Speaking on behalf of the organizers, Mr. Nguyen Trung Chinh, Acting Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper of Labor and Social Affairs shared: “This edition of Vietnam HR Awards Forum with the theme Entering Tomorrow Today has successfully offered radical, comprehensive and diverse insights into the business and HR environment continuously in a state of flux, not only in Vietnam but across the region. Thanks to multi-dimensional perspectives and success stories unearthed through the lens of visionary CEOs, I believe that business leaders, HR strategists and practitioners would definitely leave invigorated, inspired, ready to tackle any challenges, build a solid foundation for an agile workforce, and get a head-start on tomorrow right from today.”
Ms. Tieu Yen Trinh, CEO Talentnet, the organizer of Vietnam HR Awards Forum 2019 said: “There is no doubt that human capital is one of the most valuable components of any business, and investment in human resources becomes a necessary step ensuring the business success and prosperity. Business leaders and HR professionals need to truly understand, support and accompany each other in the process of planning and managing human resources, in order to create an engaging and transparent working environment. Through the Vietnam HR Awards Forum 2019, we look forward to promoting the relationship between business leaders and HR, enhancing the linkage between business strategy and people development, which adds to long-term corporate value and sustainable success.”