Hopes that new appointment will bring ongoing success.
Mr. Pham Duc Long has been appointed as General Director of Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) with the aim of helping the group reach the top of the telecommunications market.
The Ministry of Information and Communications held a ceremony to announce the appointment on April 3. Speaking at the ceremony, the Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son said the new General Director is young, but experienced and highly qualified. "The appointment today will allow Pham Duc Long to assert himself in the role, with his enthusiasm and determination to bring VNPT Group brought back to number one in the telecommunications market," said Mr Son.
Mr. Long, a member of the group's council, has also been appointed deputy head of the group's party committee.
Born in 1970, Mr. Long started working for the VNPT in 1992. He was appointed Deputy Director-General in 2013.
The VNPT has capital of VND72 trillion ($3.4 billion). The firm's main business activities include providing post, telecommunications and information technology (IT) products and services. It is also involved in manufacturing, import and export, and the supply of telecommunications, IT and media materials and equipment.