Pastor

Sigmund Stromme

Chairman

Residing in Vietnam for 19 years, a shipping excecutive with more than 30 years working shipping industry. Worked for T.Klaveness Group, Oslo, Norway from 1980 to 1993. Arrived in Vietnam in 1993 and established Thoresen-Vinama Co – Joint Venture and currently holds the following positions: Managing Director, Thoresen – Vinama Co – Joint Venture Company, largest none container ship agent in HCMC – Baria Vung Tau Area, active in Maritime Logistic for Offshore sector, forwarding/logistic/warehousing as well as chartering/operation of Vietnamese vessels. Chairman of the board of Thoresen-Vinama Logistic, 32.000m2 bonded warehouse complex in Phu My industrial zone. Chairman of the Board of Baconco Co fertilizer company, 100% foreign invested company acquired by Thoresen in July 2009, 410 employees, producing 200.000 mts per year.Board Member of Baria Serece Phu My Port J/S Co, where Thoresen acquired 20 % of the shares in 2010.

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Håkan Ottosson

Nordcham Vice Chairman

Graduated from Linköping Institude of Technology with a Masters degree in Industrial Engineering and Management in 1992. After 1 year of Vietnamese language studies at HanoiUniversity, he joined Electrolux Vietnam Co. Ltd. where he stayed for 12 years as Marketing Manager and Managing Director. After leaving Electrolux, Håkan has been heading the Vietnam Office of the Swedish Trade Council since 2006.

Assistant

John Rockhold

Nordcham Vice Chairman

Licensed PE with 33 years of professional experience working for Danish based agencies and companies mainly on Nordic direct investment projects, which since 1996 has been exclusively on extraordinary successful private and public foreign direct investment projects in Viet Nam as Client’s Program Director. He has particular experience as a professional sparring partner to Nordic investors and taking their initial ideas to a finish sustainable project in Viet Nam based on an intimate understanding and extensive knowledge of the Vietnamese working practices, investment and land rights, the governments’ approval procedures and laws for domestic and foreign investments. He has completed over 50 investment projects inVietnam for Nordic investors and over 30 due-diligent, CSR, and OHS audits for Nordic firms wanting to do business in Viet Nam.

Assistant

August Wingardh

Nordcham Board Member

UMA is one of the best known furniture retailers in the Vietnamese market, also active in the fields of product design, product development, manufacturing and export of furniture. Mr. Wingardh is one of the 3 part owners and has gathered over 25 years experience in design and business development, the last 10 in Vietnam.

Assistant

Eija Tynkkynen

Nordcham Board Member

Head of Trade Center. Commercial Counselor of Embassy of Finland in Vietnam. Focus in growth business for companies in Asian markets, sales, sales channels building, partners identification and developing work wiht partners. Ms. Tykkynen has strong international business management track record in different cultural context from Asia, US and Europe as well as leardership skills to manage in expert organisation, talents and innovations.

Assistant

Mehdi Saint-Andre

Nordcham Board Member

Managing Director Yara Vietnam. With strong business management skill and sharp expertise in commodities, Mr. Saint-Andre has been with Yara International for over 9 years. He has 4-year experience working as Managing Director for Yara International in Ghana. Since 2013, he has been working in Vietnam as Managing Director for Yara Vietnam.

Assistant

Catherine Walter

Nordcham Board Member

Sales and Marketing professional with international experience in the renewable energy sector. Heading the GMCR function in Vestas Asia Pacific and China, being responsible for the Marketing, Market Intelligence and Communications functions across Asia.

Assistant

Jesper Christensen

Nordcham Board Member

Senior Wealth Manager at Globaleye – one of the largest, independent advisory groups globally. Prior to working in Vietnam and looking after high-net worth clients in the Asian region, Mr Christensen studied EU, The European Market, Business Strategy as well as Behavioural Finance at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. Mr. Christensen specialises in all forms of asset management, portfolio management as well as other complex offshore investment structures. Globaleye currently has more than 11,000 clients globally, in excess of 5,5 Billion USD under management and offices throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

Hoai Anh Nguyen

Executive Officer

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