|Phạm Văn Thanh, new chairman of Petrolimex. — Photo ndh.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) has appointed Phạm Văn Thanh as the new chairman of the group for the period of 2016-2021, starting May 1, 2018.
Thanh has replaced Bùi Ngọc Bảo, who reached the retirement age according to current regulations.
Prior to his appointment, Thanh was general director of Petrolimex Aviation Fuel Joint Stock Company.
He graduated from Việt Nam University of Commerce in 1993 and worked in the accounting department of Việt Nam Petroleum Corporation (former name of Petrolimex). After that, he worked for eight years at Petrolimex Joint Stock Insurance Company, Hải Phòng branch, in many capacities, including director of the branch.
In April 2013, Thanh was appointed general director of Petrolimex Aviation. Under his management, after seven years, the sales of Petrolimex Aviation are 40 times higher, and the ratio of profit over charter capital has always been more than 100 per cent in the last three to four years. — VNS