FPT Corporation (VNINDEX: FPT) today would like to announce the Board’s Decision to appoint Mr. Hoang Viet Anh, currently FPT Software Vice President, to succeed Mr. Nguyen Thanh Lam to assume the CEO responsibilities. The appointment will take effect officially from August 1st 2015 and the hand-over process will last until September 30th 2015.

Mr. Hoang Viet Anh has been part of FPT Software since its inception. Since joining FPT in 1993, he has held several key management positions within the company as well as spearheaded major strategies that contributed to the company’s growth including: Head of Software Engineering Process Group (1999 – 2001); Head of the first US business group and expanded the capabilities to Japanese market (2002 – 2005); Chief Executive Officer of FPT Asia Pacific (2007 – 2012); and Managing Director of FPT Software Global Services (2012 – 2015). In 2015 Mr. Hoang Viet Anh assumed the position of Vice President of Corporate Operations, responsible for managing the company’s recruitment, workforce training and development to meet requirements of business development; the internal compliance, risk prevention as well as Business Continuity Planning and new business development.

Recognizing his phenomenal contribution to the company growth and expansion in strategic areas and markets, the FPT management awarded Mr. Hoang Viet Anh the Best Performer in three consecutive years from 2006-2008 and the Leader for Growth in 2012 and 2013. He was also recognized by the Vietnam Ministry of Science and Technology for successfully promoting Vietnam’s IT industry to the global technology community.

The FPT Corporation Board places great confidence in Mr. Hoang Viet Anh’s proven experience within FPT Software together with his excitement for new development as well as his passion for the corporate culture. With the highest commitment from the FPT Software management and the new CEO, it is expected that the new leadership appointment will ensure the sustained success of FPT Software, help to offer more excellent value to customer and clients and achieve the vision of becoming a global leader in technology, outsourcing and IT services.