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The Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2022 Vietnam Honors Business Leaders and Enterprises Spearheading Vietnam's Exceptional Growth


Published : Oct. 11, 2022 - 12:21

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SINGAPORE, Oct. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- 88 outstanding business leaders and enterprises were recognized for their commendable dedication toward accelerating Vietnam's development at the Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2022 Vietnam Chapter. The Awards were presented by Enterprise Asia, the leading regional non-governmental organization for entrepreneurship.

The award recipients were selected from over 300 nominees through a rigorous evaluation process by a jury of prominent judges across four categories: Master Entrepreneur, Inspirational Brand, Fast Enterprise, and Corporate Excellence.

Organized annually in 16 markets since 2007, the Awards' past recipients include TTC Vietnam's Dang Van Thanh, Thailand's Somphote Ahunai, Cuckoo Malaysia's Hoe Kian Choon, Hong Kong's Lui Che-Woo and Lawrence Ho, Indonesia's Hary Tanoesoedibjo and Mochtar Riady, China's Xu Rongmao, India's Adi Godrej, Taiwan's Douglous Tong Hsu, and the Philippines's Dennis Anthony Uy.

Dr. Fong Chan Onn, Chairman of Enterprise Asia stated, "As advocates of entrepreneurship, we believe that entrepreneurship does not only provide a compelling alternative to individuals to secure their livelihood, but also serve as an important catalyst to promote economic resilience. We want to leverage this program to recognize and honor the dedicated work done by these entrepreneurs who helped to spur economic development in Vietnam."

"With a robust growth of 7.5% forecast by the World Bank for 2022, Vietnam is shaping up to be a development success story. As Vietnam enters the next phase of growth, it is more critical than ever for businesses and organizations to spur collaboration and innovation to create an entrepreneurial culture that will not only further advance the country's economy, but also empower the next generation of Vietnam's entrepreneurs and businesses."

Among the notable awardees are Dinh Duc Thang of Stavian Chemical Joint Stock Company and Dang Huynh Uc My of Thanh Thanh Cong - Bien Hoa JSC under the Master Entrepreneur category, Westlake Compounds Vietnam Company Limited under the Fast Enterprise Category, Signify Vietnam Limited (formerly known as Philips Lighting) and Brand Vespa - Piaggio Vietnam Co., Ltd. under the Inspirational Brand category, and Shell Vietnam, FrieslandCampina Vietnam, and NovaGroup under the Corporate Excellence category.

The Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2022 Vietnam Chapter is supported by The Australian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AusCham); French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam (CCIFV); Canadian Chamber of Commerce Vietnam (CanCham); Snowball Consultancy Co., Ltd as the Official Implementation Partner; PR Newswire as the Official News Release Distribution Partner; SME Magazine as the media partner.














About Enterprise Asia

Enterprise Asia is a non-governmental organization in pursuit of creating an Asia that is rich in entrepreneurship as an engine towards sustainable and progressive economic and social development within a world of economic equality. Its two pillars of existence are investment in people and responsible entrepreneurship. Enterprise Asia works with governments, NGOs and other organizations to promote competitiveness and entrepreneurial development, in uplifting the economic status of people across Asia and in ensuring a legacy of hope, innovation and courage for the future generation. Please visit for more information.

About Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards

Launched in 2007, the Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards is the region's most prestigious awards for outstanding entrepreneurship, continuous innovation and sustainable leadership. The Award provides a platform for companies and governments to recognize entrepreneurial excellence, hence spurring greater innovation, fair business practices and growth in entrepreneurship. As a regional award, it groups together leading entrepreneurs as a powerful voice for entrepreneurship and serves as a by-invitation-only networking powerhouse. The program has grown to encompass 16 countries/ regions and markets all over Asia. For further information, please visit