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Chief Executive Officer at COGI Co., Ltd
Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam) - 1 connections

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  • Current:
    Chief Executive Officer at COGI Co., Ltd
  • Past:
    • Senior Procurement leader at Huu Toan Group Co., Ltd - Hochiminh, Vietnam
    • Senior Process Specialist at Infosys BPM - Dalian, China
    • Assistant Project Manager at The Long REE co., Ltd; VIETNAM
    • Designing staff at Kinden Vietnam Co., Ltd (Japanese M&E contractor)
    • Finance staff at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Vietnam; UK
    • Technician at Z.C. International Ltd., Vietnam (Zenith Cutter – USA)
  • Education:
    • Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    • University of Natural Sciences, University of Social Sciences and Humanities – Vietnam National University Ho Chi M, China
  • Connection:
    1 connection(s)


• An excellence leader with strategic thinking who performs well in multi-national environments, had more than 9 years working experience (2Y in China and 7Y in Vietnam).
• Experience in multi-areas from M&E Design, Asst to PM, P2P, S&P, SAP & Microsoft Dynamic ERP environment… and expert in procurement, supply chain and new factory build up.
Focused on achieving business objectives, automation application process and continuous improvement.

  • Job Function:
    Purchasing/Supply Chain, Other
  • Industries:
    Arts/Design, Mechanical, Multi-categories/Other
  • Specialities:
    Expert in Supply chain management which include planning, purchasing, production, logistic to finished products.
  • Job Level:
    Team Leader/Supervisor


  • Chief Executive Officer

    COGI Co., Ltd
    June 2020 - Present (1 year 2 months)

    Strategic activities.
    - Leading the development of the company’s short- and long-term strategy
    - Creating and implementing the company or organization’s vision and mission.
    - Maintaining awareness of the competitive market landscape, expansion opportunities, industry developments, etc.
    - Assessing risks to the company and ensuring they are monitored and minimized
    - Setting strategic goals and making sure they are measurable and describable
    - Networking for Additional Opportunities and Innovations
    Execution activities.
    - Being a leader for all marketing campaigns and sale activities but remain organized, innovative and customer-centric.
    - Delegating to team leaders and team members to have better decision making by creating Threshold table and Approval matrix.
    - Monitor and analysis cash flow for office supplies and Inventory purchasing.
    Managing Employees
    - Involving in Employee recruitment which is creating Job Descriptions, sorting applications, scheduling phone interview and in-person.
    - Create training program and document which need to new employee in the first few months
    - Take care of setting up employee benefits and ensuring that all tax paperwork is distributed and filed

  • Senior Procurement leader

    Huu Toan Group Co., Ltd - Hochiminh, Vietnam
    October 2018 - May 2020 (1 year 7 months)

    - Managing all procurement activities of company in both Direct and Indirect goods and services (Marketing, HR services, Facilities, Co-operate Services, IT, Consumable goods, Maintenance, Construction, M&E, MRO…) to Logistics which meeting stakeholder’s request and productions requirements.
    - Develop and implement Procurement procedures to enhance team performance and simplify working process by improving Operational Efficiency with easy-to-use technologies, minimal data entry and digitization.
    - Develop Procurement Category Hierarchy to support operation and data analysis lead to create an appropriate sourcing strategy for direct and indirect materials.
    - Analyze complex data by TCO and Portfolio Analysis to underpin Prices, Terms & Conditions negotiation, and develop contracting recommendations based on sound judgment, problem solving, and Portfolio analysis.
    - Excellence develop strategic MRO partners to enhance Supplier collaboration and better control cost from the right source, reducing workload for the whole procurement team and shared risk.
    - Foster trust relationships with partners to achieve better pricing and quality

  • Senior Process Specialist

    Infosys BPM - Dalian, China
    July 2016 - October 2018 (2 years 3 months)

    - Daily work cover Prepares, issues, analyzes, negotiates and administers RFx, e-Auctions, SOW, contract negotiations, and contract management.
    - Follow-ups on Procurement P2P, focus on Indirect Purchase both Spot buy and Sourcing Strategic. (Facilities, IT equipment and services, Corporate Services, Marketing &Promotion, HR services, Logistic...).
    - Implement and execute the organization’s strategic sourcing initiatives, including fair market value analysis, RFx management, and supplier negotiations
    - Managing Supplier relationships to ensure they meet quality and SLA requirement while maintaining competitive price.
    - Sourcing & Developing new suppliers and re-organize current supplier to meet business target.
    - Leading Automation and 6-Sigma project to keep improvement process in term of reducing Lead-time and FTE.

  • Assistant Project Manager

    The Long REE co., Ltd; VIETNAM
    October 2012 - June 2016 (3 years 9 months)

    Planning task:
    - Being the first contact point with clients and Government on be half of Project manager.
    - Drafting plan for the whole project from End-to-End solutions and take care of after service issues
    Operation task:
    - Making estimates BOM, preparing technical drawing, and other executions activities to make the work done.
    - Manage Inventory control level to ensure the cost within budget.
    - Building Standard Operating Procedure documents of Procurement Procedure and Administrative management.
    - Provide proposal, supplement and improvement on working procedures.

  • Designing staff

    Kinden Vietnam Co., Ltd (Japanese M&E contractor)
    August 2012 - September 2012 (1 month)

    - Picking up material from shop drawings. Drawing complete shop drawing from design drawings.
    - Do other duties assigned.

  • Finance staff

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Vietnam; UK
    August 2011 - December 2011 (4 months)

    - In charge of pre-payment verification for all business activities cost and ensure payment is cleared on time.
    - Systematic and scientific document storage and management

  • Technician

    Z.C. International Ltd., Vietnam (Zenith Cutter – USA)
    October 2009 - May 2010 (7 months)

    - Operating directly lathe, milling, planing, grinding, stamping and CNC machines.
    - Responsible for checking the specifications of the product after processing.
    - Always work with the best capacity and responsibility.
    - Make sure all task done correctly.


  • Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

  • University of Natural Sciences, University of Social Sciences and Humanities – Vietnam National University Ho Chi M (China)

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    Do Gym & Fitness, practice sport & outdoor activity, music & movie.

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