GBA Monthly Business Meeting


Dear Members and Friends,

We would like to invite you to our GBA Business Meeting in November.

Date: Monday, 4 November 2019
Time: 17:45 - 22:00
Venue: Le Méridien Saigon, 3C Ton Duc Thang St., Dist. 1, HCMC


17:45 – 18:30: Registration and networking cocktail
18:30 – 19:40: Meeting and Presentations
19:50 – 20:10: Introduction of new GBA Members
20:10 – 20:30: Updates GBA Activities
20:30 – 22:00: Dinner and networking opportunity

Meeting chairman:
Mr Alexander Götz – GBA Board Member

Meeting program:


1. Customs 2020: Plans and Predictions

Mr Bob Fletcher - Director, Tax - Global Trade Advisory, Deloitte Vietnam
Bob Fletcher is a Director, and leader of the Customs & Global Trade team of Deloitte Vietnam in HCMC.
Before moving into customs and global trade consultancy, Bob spent 13 years working for UK Customs, including 4 years specializing in Customs valuation.
With 30+ years in customs and global trade consultancy, Bob is one of Deloitte’s foremost experts in this specialist area. He has extensive experience in advising many of the world’s major US, European, and Asian multinational clients on inter-Asia and intra-Asia trading strategies. Bob has an extensive network of contacts with the Customs Authorities, trade and business federations/associations in Vietnam and wider AP region.

2. Vietnam Macroeconomic Outlook
Mr Kim Truong Hoang – Head of Global Markets & ALM-Treasury BNP Paribas

Truong leads the Global markets team in managing Global markets activities in Vietnam. He has worked with major banks, corporate, investment funds and government entities on debt financing structures, strategic hedging solutions using fixed income asset and liability structured products and commodity derivatives products.
Truong also takes responsibilities for the management of Treasury activities in Vietnam in line with local regulatory framework and BNP Paribas group’s policy including controlling and managing all the liquidity funding and trading risks.
He holds a Master of Economics in Banking and Finance at ESCP degree of Banking and Finance from European school of Management.

3. Vietnam Regulation HR & Tax Regulation Overview
Mr Suresh G Kumar – Country Leader Business Process Solutions, Deloitte Vietnam

Suresh is one of Vietnam’s most experienced Business Process Solutions (“BPS”) specialists. He has over 11 years experience in providing BPS services such as accounting, payroll and licensing for different industries.
Suresh was previously also attached to another Big 4 firm in New York, handling audits of alternative investments, such as hedge funds. He has also worked in Big 4 firms in Taiwan, Thailand and Malaysia.
In Vietnam, Suresh has been active in the business community. He has held board position in the business chamber and is also an active member of the CEO Club of HCMC.

Mr. Pavel Poskakukhin - Associate Director Business Process Solutions, Deloitte Vietnam
Pavel’s education background is from Utrecht University, The Netherlands and specialized in International Economics and Business. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.
Pavel had more than 11 years’ experience in operations management and business process services for a number of multinational companies in manufacturing, trading, real estate, hospitality, retail, services and NGOs.

4. Introduction of new members
Here new members have the opportunity to introduce themselves and their company activities and businesses. There is a screen for short presentations available. Please let us know if you want to have a slot on our Business Meeting in order to organize.

5.     Updates GBA Activities

Mr Alexander Götz – GBA Board Member

Meeting fees:    

Member (GBA/NORDCHAM & SBA):       

  • Early bird*:       950,000 VND          
  • Normal:           1,500,000 VND


  • Early bird*:     1,200,000 VND         
  • Normal:           1,800,000 VND

(*): Binding registration latest on Friday, 1 November. Cancellation after 16:00 on Friday, 1 November will still be charged the full meeting fee.

Please kindly register with Ms Mai Anh, Tel: +84 903 720 788 or to enable us to plan successfully.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Best regards,
GBA Team
German Business Association
Level 4 - Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City
33 Le Duan Boulevard - District 1
Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam

t:   (84) (28) 3823 97 72 (ext: 112)
f:   (84) (28) 3823 89 09

Ms. Nguyen Thi Mai Anh
Event Manager
+84 28 3823 9772, ext. 112