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Graduates Elected to Vietnam
National Assembly





Le Manh Hung

President and CEO of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group

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Two graduates of Columbia Southern University’s Center for International Training Cooperation (CITC) in Vietnam, Le Manh Hung and Pham Duc An, were recently elected to the Vietnam National Assembly. Le Manh Hung, president and CEO of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN), and Pham Duc An, chairman of the board of directors of Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam, are both MBA graduates of the CITC.

The National Assembly is a 500-delegate legislative body elected to a five-year term and meets twice a year. Because it is the highest government organization and the highest level representative body of the people of Vietnam, it has the power to draw up, adopt and amend the constitution, as well as make and amend laws.

Hung has worked many years in the oil and gas industry. In 2000, he began working as a technological engineer in the joint venture of the Viet Nga Refinery. In 2006, he was transferred to the government office as an officer of the Department of Oil and Gas. A year later, he returned to PVN as deputy director of the oil and gas processing department. In 2009, he was elected deputy director general of Long Son Petrochemical Joint Venture Company, project manager at Ca Mau Gas Power and Fertilizer Complex. In 2011, he was elected general manager of Ca Mau Petroleum Fertilizer Company Limited.

An is a tenured financial professional, holding many senior banking positions over the years. He has been the deputy general director of Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam, vice chairman of the board of directors, chairman of the Vietnam Banks Association and general director of Vietnam Russia Joint Venture Bank.

Congratulations on your achievements. We wish you well in your new positions.


Pham Duc An

Chairman of the board of directors of Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam



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