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Vietjet CEO in top 100 most powerful women in the world

VietNamNet Bridge - Forbes magazine has published the list of 100 most powerful women in the world, including a Vietnamese woman.

VietNamNet Bridge - Forbes magazine has published the list of 100 most powerful women in the world, including a Vietnamese woman.


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VietJet CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao.


Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, 46, co-founder and Chairwoman of Sovico Holdings, is ranked 62nd in the Forbes list.

According to Forbes, Thao is currently the main shareholder of Sovico, which owns HD Bank and the low-cost carrier Vietjet Air. She is currently Vice Chair and CEO of HD Bank and CEO of Vietjet Air.

The list of the top 100 powerful women in the world by Forbes this year continues honoring German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the top spot. This is the 6th consecutive year Merkel ranked first in the list.

US Presidential candidate of the Democrats Hillary Clinton is ranked second, behind the chairwoman of the US Federal Reserve Janet Yellen, the wife of billionaire Bill Gates and the CEO and Chairwoman of General Motors Corporation - Mary Barra.

Top 10 ten also includes the General Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, Manager of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg, CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki, CEO of HPMeg Whitman, and Executive Chairwoman of Banco Santander Ana Botin.

 

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