Executive Director of AmCham Vietnam
Prior to her time with AmCham Vietnam, Mary worked extensively to help U.S. businesses thrive in Asia. As U.S. Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City from August 2016 to July 2019, she oversaw a period of tremendous growth in the U.S. comprehensive partnership, including two unprecedented visits by a U.S. president to Vietnam in 18 months. Mary actively promoted mutual peace, prosperity, and people-to-people ties in central and southern Vietnam. She particularly focused on strengthening the bilateral trade and investment partnership in the dynamic southern region.Mary was a member of the senior Foreign Service, with decades of experience in Asia, including postings in Seoul, Delhi, Shanghai, and Taipei, as well as at the State Department’s China Desk and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Prior to joining the State Department, Mary worked as a Certified Public Accountant and Manager at KPMG’s International and High Tech Tax Division in San Francisco.
Regional Brand leader for Manpower and Head of Regional Sales, APME
A Chemical Engineer by training; and over 20 years’ experience in the HR services industry in Europe, the Middle East and Asia; Sam has a wealth of experience in the implementation of HR solutions and best practices gained from working with a wide range of local and multinational organizations.Sam joined ManpowerGroup in 1999 and headed up the Manpower Singapore operation till March 2003. In 2003 Sam was appointed Regional Account Director with the Manpower Asia regional office and promoted to Field Development Director for Asia Pacific in 2007.In 2011, Sam was promoted to Managing Director of Experis, the ManpowerGroup’s professional services arm, for Asia Pacific and theMiddle East, whilst retaining responsibility for the ManpowerGroup operations in Malaysia. In 2014 Sam took over responsibility for ManpowerGroup’s Managed Services solutions including development and delivery of MSP solutions in Asia Pac & the Middle East. He is the regional sponsor forMSP and Sales. Sam joined the executive committee of the Call Centre Council of Singapore (CCCS) in 1999, became chairman in 2002 and led theformation of the Contact Centre Association of Singapore (CCAS) and remained as Chairman till 2009 when he relocated to Malaysia. Sam is a regular speaker on trends in the changing world of work including trends in talent attraction and retention, how to drive productivity of the workforce and re-skilling talent to meet the demands of rapidly changing work environment. Sam has advised government agencies on re-skilling workforces and establishing long term strategies to address skill shortages.
Nguyen Xuan Son
Operation Manager, Staffing & Outsourcing Services, ManpowerGroup Vietnam
Son Nguyen has 8 years of experience in HR consulting service and 2 years as internal HR, focusing on Talent Management and Learning and Organization Development in a multinational Insurance company. In combination with his Business Development background, his expertise also includes strong customer service knowledge and customer focused mindset.Son worked with ManpowerGroup Vietnam for 5 years as external HR Consultant before taking the lead of Enterprise Account as Operations Manager, Outsourcing and Staffing Service.Previously, Son had 5 years of work experience in different international hotels & resorts in Vietnam, Asia and Europe across all main departments.
Tracey Trang Do
Head of HR, Shopee
Tracey is an experienced HR professional in managing consulting and technology industries. She started her HR career at McKinsey & Company, leading recruiting initiatives in various Asia-Pacific and Africa locations ranging from fresh graduates to experienced hires. Currently, Tracey is managing the HR function of Shopee and AirPay in Vietnam.Tracey graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. During her spare time, she enjoys reading, trekking and traveling.