People

Individual Profiles

“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs

TRG International

Meet Our People

At TRG, we believe in our people. With our shared goals and values, we work together to move into the right direction.

Rick Yvanovich

Founder and CEO

Rick’s a Brit, a baby boomer, and a professional bean counter (hence the FCMA CGMA FCPA). He’s worked for 30 years in supermarkets, accounting, breweries, newsagents, defence manufacturing, IT, property development and big Oil, in the UK and Asia. Posted to China with big Oil in 1990 he was soon relocated to Vietnam where he’s been based more or less since.

In 1994 he founded TRG, a technology company (the first of many entrepreneurial ventures). TRG has a vision of making your business shine by providing stuff that works. Another of his ventures, Profiles International South East Asia, expanded the vision to making both you and your business shine; it focuses on people to enable them to be the best that they can be.

Rick is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), a Fellow of CPA Australia, and has an MSc in Strategic Business Management from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is the Chairman of AMCHAM HCMC ICT Committee and Chairman of Eurocham Vietnam IT Sector Committee. He is active in promoting Vietnam IT, inward investment to Vietnam as well as IT events and seminars. Rick is Treasurer and a member of the Board of the British Business Group in Vietnam. He is Chairman and a Board Member of the South-East Asia Regional Board (SEARB) for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Rick is a CIMA Membership Assessor and he regularly promotes (more like evangelises) CIMA in Vietnam as well as speaks, attends, hosts and co-brands events both with and for and on behalf of CIMA across the region.

Pham Hong Thai

Deputy General Director

Thai won a coveted full scholarship to study IT at the University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic in 1988. Thai returned to Vietnam and joint TRG in 1996. In 2015, he gained MBA degree from the University of Hawaii. Thai is very strong in problem solving, project management, business consulting, staff training and coaching.

With more than 20 years at TRG, Thai has been succeeding in different roles including technical support, software developer, software development manager, application consultant, project manager, professional services manager and he is seen as the guru by many clients, who rely on the depth of his technical and business expertise.

Nguyen Dong Ho

Professional Services Director

Ho is leading the Professional Services Team, covering a wide-range of solution-wise best suites to business planning and consolidation, integrated ERP, retails and BI. He has been a part of TRG since October 2014, and has achieved many achievements throughout his short time. He enjoys working in, what he descirbes as; the best built culture and environment with talented colleagues as he is himself fulfilled in infinite business ‘philosophy’ and/or ‘games’ both in professional works and personal entertainment.

Nguyen Thi Ngoc Phuong

HR Manager

Phuong has nearly 8 years experience working in multinational companies at different positions before joining TRG in 2016 after completing her double master degree in France (1st master Master of Business Administration and 2nd master Master of Human Resources Management).

She took the position of HR Manager as opportunities to contribute, develop organization, learn and challenge herself. Phuong has built her personal brand as a highly passionate, experienced, knowledgeable and helpful HR Manager, which help to strengthen the organization’s operation.

Chau Nguyen Huong Thao

Customer Services Director

Joined in 2001, Thao is now also one of the TRG Veterans and a member of the senior management team. Known for her attention to detail, she leads our Customer Services Team in the right direction.

From 2008 to 2017, Thao has been awarded Salesperson of the Year 8 times. She holds a 2nd bachelor degree in Finance and Banking as well as certifications in ION and Citrix.

Nguyen Trung Thanh

Customer Support Director

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Huynh Phi Long

Professional Services Director

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Andrew Turton

Director of Sales for Hospitality

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Le Thi Thuy Ha

Chief Accountant

Joined in 2005, TRG is Ha’s very first company after she returned from her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Master of Financial Engineering programs in the Philippines in 2005. As one of our TRG Veterans, Ha has throughout her time at TRG made great effort in joining various committees ensuring lots of social activities for the employees e.g. Team Building and X-Mas Party Committee. She was awarded Accountant of The Year in 2008, Can Do Award and Group Award for Innovation in 2016.

William Sikes

Training Manager, TRG F&B

Joined TRG F&B in December 2016, William’s sole purpose is to make sure everybody had better coffee to drink. Having studied hospitality in many corners of the world, his working experiences include working in kitchens and hotel lobbies of vacation paradises before venturing into academics in VN, where he has taught for over 5 years in various international colleges. William can be seen in the SCA Lab  tucked inside PJ’s Sala, continuously doing awful things to good coffee in the name of a new and better coffee drink.

Le Thi Hong Nhung

Customer Services Manager

Nhung has joined TRG since October 2006. Whenever an issue arises among our customers, Nhung is there to help and support them instantly. She is responsible for renewing the contracts with our customers and hence try to increase sales for the company throughout these contract renewals. Throughout her time at TRG, Nhung has achieved the Sales Person of The Year Award (Most Sales in a Year).

Hoang Thi My Ngoc

Customer Support Manager

With an educational background in IT, Ngoc is one of our TRG Veterans who has joined us for a really long time. She joined exactly in December 2006, and continues her enthusiastically contribution to the company as a customer support manager. She is supporting our internal as well as external clients to resolve technical problems and keep them satified with our provided services.

Nguyen Quoc Hung

Professional Services Manager

Joined since September 1998, Hung has made many achievements throughout his career at TRG. These include Employee of the Month/Year, The Most Billable Days and The Most Billable Revenue Consultant of The Year. At TRG, Hung has experienced working in different Professional Services fields as well as holding different positions; leader/manager (Consultant, Senior Consultant, Project Manager, Professional Services Manager and Training & Development). He has qualified PM certificate and good experience in project controlling

Pham Thanh Binh

Business Development Director

Joined in February 2007, Binh is one of our TRG Veterans and member of the management team with a BA in Commerce and a Master in Marketing Sales and Services degree from CFVG. Binh is instrumental in developing our Retail Management business from infancy to its market-leading position today. Apart from Retail Management, Binh also focus on ERP solutions. Her professionalism and dedication have earned her 4 Salesperson of The Year Awards in 2009, 2011, 2014 and the Innovation Award in 2015.

Nguyen Thi Yen Phuong

Talent Manager

Phuong enjoys turning complex problems into simple things as she loves building new things – starting from a blank whiteboard and transforming it into something people truly value. She feels so honored to be part of such a wonderful organization and loves all the engagement activities. TRG provides the best working culture as well as excellent working atmosphere for the employees’ growth.

Thai Nhat Huy

Content Manager

Huy has more than 8 years of experience in Marketing and Communication. At TRG, he is the Content Manager who loves creating high-quality content that delivers long-term value to the organisation in terms of website traffic and lead generation. He enjoys working at TRG and believes it has the potential for becoming an even greater organisation.

Vi Minh Hong

Marketing Manager

Graduated from HCMC International University with a major in Marketing, Hong has more than 8-year experience with international clients. She joined TRG in August 2017, where she works on both internal & external branding/marketing for the company. Her team is enthusiastic, collaborative and very result-oriented. She believes in the theory that every sowing effort seed, will bloom one day. “How can flowers be that beautiful if it’s not cultivated the right way?”

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