01:00PM - 09:00PM | November 25, 2023
Languages: English & Vietnamese (Simultaneous Interpreting)

Celebrating 15th Anniversary of CFO Vietnam

Tiếng Việt


The premier platform for C-suite and Financial Executives and Business Leaders in Vietnam



The Vietnam CFO Summit 2023 is a significant event marking the 15th anniversary of the establishment of CFO Vietnam. The Summit will bring together top experts from both domestic and international arenas to discuss practical solutions and the best financial management practices in an increasingly complex business environment.

Adopting the theme of "Shaping the Future of Finance: Innovation, Application and Transformation" the Summit focuses on sharing core knowledge, new financial trends, and advanced strategies to help businesses optimize financial performance, develop proactive strategies to cope with challenges, and seize opportunities in the upcoming period.

The Vietnam CFO Summit 2023 serves as not only a premier platform for learning but also an opportunity to build high-quality relationships, connect with peers, and foster creativity to create real value in building and developing the financial landscape of businesses in Vietnam.
13:00 – 13:30
13:30 – 13:35
13:35 – 13:50


13:50 – 14:10
Keynote 02: The Resilient CFO: Succeeding through Collaboration and Partnering Across Functions.
Speaker: Mr. Phan Thế Vũ, CFO at STADA Vietnam
14:10 – 14:30
Keynote 03: Risk Reimagined: Managing third party risk in a rapidly changing environment
Speaker: Mr. Nguyễn Đình Thanh, CEO, IIA Vietnam
14:30 – 15:30
Panel Discussion 01: CFO Outlook: What is keeping Vietnam’s financial leaders up at night?
Moderator: Ms. Hương Vũ, Vice President CFO Vietnam
Panelists: (1) Mr. Phan Thế Vũ CFO STADA Vietnam
(2) Mr. Lê Thành Liêm, Board Member & CFO Vinamilk
(3) Mr. Nguyễn Xuân Đại, CFO Sovico Group
(4) Mr. Nguyễn Đình Thanh, CEO, IIA Vietnam
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Bach, President of CFO Việt Nam
Check-in & Networking
Keynote 01: Economic Outlook 2024
Speaker: Mr. Tim Leelahaphan Economist, Vietnam & Thailand Standard Chartered Bank
Networking Tea-break
15:50 – 16:10
Keynote 04: Achieving Investor Grade ESG Reporting: Dominating the List of Priorities for Business Leader
Speaker: Ms. Ngọc Trần, Deputy CEO, Deloitte Vietnam
Keynote 05: Data in AI: What’s the Next Step for CFOs and Business Leaders
Speaker: Mr. Lê Hồng Việt, CEO FPT Smart Cloud
16:10 – 16:30
Panel Discussion 02: Future of Finance: Innovation, Application and Transformation
Moderator: Mr. Phan Vũ Hoàng, Technical Committee Member, CFO Vietnam
Panelists: (1) Ms. Bình Lê Vandekerckove, CEO, Head of M&A, ASART Deal Advisory
(2) Mr. Lê Khánh Lâm, Tax and Consulting Partner RSM Vietnam
(3) Mr. Đặng Trường Thạch, Executive Vice President, FPT Information System
(4) Ms. Ngọc Trần, Deputy CEO, Deloitte Vietnam
16:50 – 17:50
17:50 – 18:20

Agenda topics, timing and speakers subject to change.

15:30 – 15:50


NO-TO-BE-MISSED Event for Financial Executives in Vietnam



Payment completed by 05 Nov 2023
VAT included
Tea-break & Gala Dinner
Access to all keynotes


Payment completed after 05 Nov 2023
VAT included
Tea-break & Gala Dinner
Access to all keynotes


Vietnam CFO Association
506 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, District 3, HCMC, Vietnam
Tel: 028 66 701 666

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Mr. Le Hong Linh - Secretary General & CEO
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Sponsorship Oppoturnities

Ms. Uyen Ngo 
Hotline 0903 985 066 | 028 66 701 666

Hoang is a Tax Partner and leads Financial Services Institute of Deloitte Vietnam Tax. Hoang has over 25 years of experiences in tax compliance, tax planning, tax controversy, finance, and business advisory services to the needs of multinational businesses operating in Vietnam in a wide variety of industry such as manufacturing, FMCG, banking and financial services, telecom, etc.

Hoang maintained a close and long – term working relationship with various tax authorities in Vietnam, both central and provincial, by frequently sharing knowledge, experiences and information about International tax practice. Hoang actively contributed to the contributions of comments / recommendations to Ministry of Finance regarding draft tax regulations via Vietnam Business Forum, VTCA etc. Hoang is a regular presenter at Tax Dialogues with representative of Minister of Finance as well as Leaders of the Ho Chi Minh City Tax Authority.

Hoang is included in Expert Guides “Tax Controversy Leader 2018”. Hoang is the President of the ACCA Member Committee in Vietnam, and is admitted to the ICAEW. Hoang is also a member of CPA Australia, VACPA (Vietnam). Hoang holds MBA degree (Beta Gamma Sigma recognition) at University of Hawai’i Shidler College of Business and an Advance Diploma of International Tax by CIOT (UK).
Mr Bach is the founder of AsiaInvest Group. He is a gifted expert with nearly 30 years working in corporate governance and finance, of which, over 11 years as Chief Financial Officer for Multinational Corporations and Telecommunication Firms such as TNT, Hutchison Telecom, HT Mobile.

Mr. Bach is Director of Alliance of International Corporate Advisors (AICA) in 2012 - 2013; Area President for Asia of International Association of Financial Executives Institutes (IAFEI) in 2011 - 2013, Board Member and Vice Chairman of Vietnam Association of Corporate Directors (VACD) in 2019-2023; Founding Chairman of Vietnam CFO Club (VCFO), Board member of Viet Nam National Real Estate Association (VNREA) 2016 – 2021, Advisory Panel Member of China-ASEAN Business Alliance (CABA) 2019 – 2021.
Tim Evans is a senior international banker with more than 25 years experience operating across 3 continents 10 countries.

Before taking the helm at HSBC Vietnam, Evans served as HSBC’s regional head of Commercial Banking for International Markets in Asia-Pacific, covering Bangladesh, Mauritius, New Zealand, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

He was formerly HSBC’s regional head of Middle Market Enterprises in Asia Pacific, where he covered 19 markets, regional head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance and chief operating officer of HSBC’s Commercial Banking business in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, overseeing 10 countries.


(VAT included + TeaBreak & Gala Dinner)


3.240.000VND/ TICKET


(Special offer valid to November 03, 2023)

1.350.000VND/ TICKET

Mr. Le Thanh Liem has been an Executive BOD member of Vinamilk since April 2017.He currently also is BOD member of Vietnam Sugar Joint Stock Company.

He is Executive Director – Finance, cum. Chief Accountant of Vinamilk. He has over 12 years working experiences in these roles at Finance – Accounting Division: Deputy Head of Accounting, Chief Accountant. From 1994 to 2003, he held different positions at Finance – Accounting Division of Vinamilk.

He holds Masters in Finance and International Business, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK (2012) and Bachelor in Economics, University of Finance – Accounting, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam (1994).

Ông là Thành viên HĐQT điều hành tại Vinamilk từ năm 2017. Hiện tại ông cũng là thành viên HĐQT, Công ty Cổ phần Đường Việt Nam.

Ông đảm nhiệm vị trí Giám đốc Điều hành Tài chính kiêm Kế toán trưởng từ năm 2015. Trước đó, ông đã có hơn 12 năm kinh nghiệm đảm nhận các vị trí quản lý tại phòng Tài chính – Kế toán tại Vinamilk như: Phó phòng Kế toán, Kế toán trưởng. Từ năm 1994 – 2003, ông trải qua nhiều vị trí khác nhau tại Phòng Tài chính – Kế toán, Công ty Vinamilk.

Ông sở hữu bằng Thạc sỹ Tài chính và Thương mại Quốc tế, Đại học Leeds Metropolitan (Anh Quốc),Cử nhân kinh tế, Đại học Tài chính Kế toán TP. HCM.

Nguyen Ngoc Bach

Mr. Bach is a Founding Chairman of the Vietnam CFO Club (VCFO). He is a gifted expert with over 20 years working in corporate governance and finance, of which, over 11 years as Chief Financial Officer for Multinational Corporations and Telecommunication Firms such as TNT, Hutchison Telecom, HT Mobile.

Mr. Bach is also a Founding Chairman of AsiaInvest Group; Board member and Deputy Secretary General of Vietnam Association of Corporate Directors (VACD); Vice Chairman of Hanoi Real Estate Association (HNREA); Board member of Vietnam National Real Estate Association (VNREA); Director of Alliance of International Corporate Advisors (AICA) 2012 - 2013; Area President for Asia of International Association of Financial Executives Institutes (IAFEI) 2012 – 2013.
Mr Lam has nearly 30 years of experience working with multinational corporations and Vietnam clientele in all business sectors. He specializes in providing clients in inbound investment, M&A advisory, local tax advice, custom duty review and other compliance issues relating to inbound investment.

Prior joining to RSM Vietnam (for 18 years), Lam has been with one of the Big 4 in Vietnam, Malaysia and Australia for 11 years, advising many multinational companies on their investment structuring, entry strategies, foreign investment regulations, international and local tax planning and compliance in various industries and other sectors.

Lam is currently charge of RSM Vietnam’s tax and consulting practice providing local tax and customs compliance, outsourcing and advisory services to foreign investors entering into and operating Vietnam. He has also represented various companies and industries in their representations to local authorities in matters relating to foreign investment and taxation policies and interpretations.
Ông Lâm có gần 30 năm kinh nghiệm làm việc với các tập đoàn đa quốc gia và khách hàng Việt Nam trong tất cả các lĩnh vực kinh doanh. Ông Lâm chuyên cung cấp các dịch vụ về tuân thủ Giá chuyển nhượng (“TP”), đầu tư trong nước, tư vấn M&A, tư vấn thuế địa phương, xem xét tùy chỉnh thuế và các vấn đề tuân thủ khác liên quan đến đầu tư trong nước.

Trước khi gia nhập RSM Việt Nam (18 năm), Lâm đã làm việc một trong Big4 tại Việt Nam, Malaysia và Úc trong 11 năm, tư vấn cho nhiều công ty đa quốc gia về tuân thủ TP, cơ cấu đầu tư, chiến lược gia nhập, quy định đầu tư nước ngoài, quốc tế và lập kế hoạch thuế và tuân thủ thuế địa phương.

Lâm hiện là Phó Tổng Giám đốc điều hành dịch vụ thuế và tư vấn RSM Việt Nam, chuyên cung cấp dịch vụ tuân thủ TP, thuế địa phương và tuân thủ hải quan, dịch vụ thuê ngoài và tư vấn cho các nhà đầu tư nước ngoài tại Việt Nam. Ông Lâm đại diện cho nhiều công ty khác nhau làm việc với các cơ quan thuế và các cơ quan hữu quan trong các vấn đề liên quan đến đầu tư nước ngoài và chính sách thuế.