On Oct 7th, 2017, Mr. Truong Gia Binh, FPT Chairman cum Chairman of Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) and Deputy Chairman of the Advisory Council for Administrative Procedure Reform, was appointed to be Chairman of National Private Economic Development Research Board. The decision of setting up the new board was issued after a short dialogue between Prime Minister Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc and enterprises at the 2nd Vietnam Business Forum on July 31, where the “talking along with doing” attitude of the Prime Minister was lauded.
The board aims at reforming mechanism, policies and administrative procedures related to the private economic sector, in keeping with the national economic objectives. It will also take initiative of setting up an assisting system and mobilizing resources for the performance of the assigned tasks.
FPT’s Chairman, Mr. Truong Gia Binh, was born in 1956. Mr. Truong Gia Binh graduated from Lomonosov University, Moscow, in 1979 and he was a Ph.D. from the same university in 1982. He founded FPT Corporation in 1988 and has served as its highest position since then. For consecutive years, FPT has been awarded as top 50 enterprises by Forbes Vietnam and recognized as the pioneer as well as leader in Vietnam ICT.