Mrs. Nguyen Bach Diep, the Chairman of the Board of Management of FPT Retail, has just been honored by Forbes Asia Magazine in the list of the 25 most powerful businesswomen in Asia in 2020.
FPT Retail’s Chairman, was honored as one of the 25 most powerful businesswomen in Asia announced by Forbes Asia.
Accordingly, Forbes Asia Magazine has just announced 25 most powerful businesswomen in Asia 2020 (Asia’s Power Businesswomen). This year, the representatives came from many countries in the region such as Japan, China, Korea, Singapore, etc. and participated in many different business fields.
Mrs. Nguyen Bach Diep, the “Female General” of FPT Retail, is one of the two representatives from Vietnam honored in this list. 2020 is the year that leaders have continuously experienced many challenges because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to Forbes, Ms. Nguyen Bach Diep started her career at FPT, a leading technology corporation and the parent company of FPT Retail, in 1997 right after graduating from university. “Since joining FPT Retail 8 years ago and becoming the Chairman in 2017, Ms. Nguyen Bach Diep has contributed to develop the company into the second largest technology equipment retailer in Vietnam with more than 630 stores nationwide. In 2017, she joined the pharmaceutical retail sector with the acquisition of a majority shares in Long Chau pharmacy chain and expanded the number of stores from 4 to 160. With the aim to meet the high demand of pharmaceutical products during the pandemic period, FPT Retail plans to newly open 60 pharmacies this year”, according to Forbes Asia.
It is known that Forbes Asia Magazine published the list of 50 excellent leaders of the region in 2012. Since that time, the name of the list and its criteria have been changed a number of times: in 2013, it was renamed to Women In the Mix; in 2018, it was Emergent 25 and in 2019, Asia’s Power Businesswomen.
According to Thanh Luan, Thanh Nien.
Published September 15, 2020.