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 serial Entrepreneur, Techie, Brit, baby boomer, and professional bean counter (hence the FCMA CGMA FCPA). He has worked for 30+ years in supermarkets, accounting profession, breweries, newsagents, defence manufacturing, IT, property development and BP, in the UK, China, Singapore, Switzerland and Vietnam. Posted to BP China as Finance Manager, then relocated to BP Vietnam in 1990 making him likely the longest Brit and one of the most seasoned expats in Vietnam.

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 Treasurer & a Board Member of the British Business Group Vietnam (BBGV), Chairman AMCHAM HCMC ICT Group, ex-Chairman Eurocham ICT Sector Committee, only non-Australian-based member of the School Advisory Committee RMIT Melbourne, Chairman Industry Advisory Committee RMIT Vietnam, CIMA assessor, ex-South East Asia Regional Board CIMA (Member 2011-18, Vice-chairman 2014-15, Chairman 2015-16), Co-founder and Vice-Chairman of International Project Management Association of Vietnam, and the founder/co-founder of multiple start-ups (not all of which have failed!).

Rick’s an active promoter of CIMA and a very regular speaker in Vietnam on multiple topics including Accounting, ICT, Cloud, Talent, Project Management, Doing Business in Vietnam, UK-Vietnam and US-Vietnam trade and inward investment. Rick is still based in Saigon, Vietnam and still speaks the Queen’s English.

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 joined TRG in 1996. In 2015, he gained MBA degree from the University of Hawaii. Thai is very strong at 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

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 despite his short time.

He enjoys working in an environment where he can immerse himself in meaningful work, lead and learn from supportive colleagues, and be himself. He has found that environment, here, in TRG.

 

Vi Minh Hong

Vi Minh Hong

Marketing Manager

Graduated from HCMC International University with a major in Marketing, Hong has more than 8 years of experience with international clients. She joined TRG in August 2017 and has been in charge of 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 seed will bloom one day. “How can flowers be that beautiful if it’s not cultivated the right way?”

Chau Nguyen Huong Thao

Chau Nguyen Huong Thao

Customer Services Director

Joined TRG in 2001, Thao is now 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 The Salesperson of the Year 8 times. She holds a 2nd Bachelor degree in Finance and Banking as well as certifications in ION and Citrix.

 

 

Le Thi Thuy Ha

Le Thi Thuy Ha

Chief Accountant

After returning from the Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Master of Financial Engineering programmes in the Philippines in 2005, Ha has chosen TRG to be her very first company. As one of TRG Veterans, Ha has not only provided high-quality work but also gone the extra mile by joining various committees for TRG’s CSR activities and internal events, e.g. the Team Building and the X-Mas Party.

She was awarded The Accountant of The Year in 2008, Can Do Award and Group Award for Innovation in 2016.

Huynh Phi Long

Huynh Phi Long

Professional Services Director

Long is one of our first employees. A true TRG veteran and a member of the senior management team. His experience, coupled with his ever growing portfolio of vendor certifications relating to all products that TRG carries, helps ensure successful implementation of systems.

Long was awarded TRG’s Passionate Award in 2008 and 2017. Long was also named Consultant of the Year in 2009 and 2011.

Le Thi Hong Nhung

Le Thi Hong Nhung

Customer Services Manager

Nhung joined TRG in October 2006. Whenever an issue arises among our customers, Nhung is there to help and support them instantly.

She is a well-versed consultant and responsible for renewing the customer contracts. Throughout her time at TRG, Nhung has achieved the Sales Person of The Year Award (Most Sales in a Year).

 

 

Hoang Thi My Ngoc

Hoang Thi My Ngoc

Customer Support Manager

With an educational background in IT, Ngoc is one of TRG Veterans. She joined TRG in December 2006, and is continuing to contribute to the company as a customer support manager.

She supports TRG’s internal and external clients in resolving technical problems and keeps them satisfied with our provided services.

Nguyen Quoc Hung

Nguyen Quoc Hung

Professional Services Manager

Joined TRG in September 1998, Hung has contributed hugely to TRG’s success, and his effort is recognised through many achievements, including the 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 as leader/manager (Consultant, Senior Consultant, Project Manager, Professional Services Manager and Training & Development Manager).

He has qualified the PM certificate and good experience in project controlling.

Pham Thanh Binh

Pham Thanh Binh

Business Development Director

Joined TRG in February 2007, Binh is one of the TRG Veterans and a member of the management team with a BA in Commerce and a Master in Marketing Sales and Services from CFVG.

Binh is instrumental in developing our Retail Management business from infancy to the market-leading position today. Apart from Retail Management, Binh also focuses on ERP solutions.

Her professionalism and dedication have earned her The Salesperson of The Year Award in 2009, 2011, 2014 and the Innovation Award in 2015.

 

 

Nguyen Thi Yen Phuong

Nguyen Thi Yen Phuong

Talent Manager

Known for her passion to help people realize their potential and achieve happiness, Phuong enjoys and values the unique opportunity that the Talent Manager position offers.

Turning complex problems into simple things is just one of her strengths, which makes problem solving her favourite snack. With an open, result-oriented and unwavering mindset, she charges ahead to uncharted areas to pave the way that brings her organisation and her team to success.

Thai Nhat Huy

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 to become an even greater organisation.

William Sikes

William Sikes

Training Manager, TRG F&B

Joined TRG F&B in December 2016, William’s sole purpose is to make sure everybody has 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 Vietnam, 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.

Andrew Turton

Andrew Turton

Director of Sales for Hospitality

Based in Bangkok, Thailand, Andrew has been involved in Software Solution since 1991, firstly as an end user, then Project Managment and now Sales.

Since 2002, his focus has been in the Hospitality Industry, where he was involved in the set-up of solution development for TRG International. From the 1st of February of 2017, he has been based out of Thailand to cover the Asia region.

Nguyen Trung Thanh

Nguyen Trung Thanh

Customer Support Director

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