Euromoney Vietnam Global Investment Forum

Thai-Lai Pham

President and Chief Executive Officer

Siements Vietnam and Laos


Thai-Lai Pham was born in Vietnam, but grew up and was educated in Germany. He became the first Vietnamese president and CEO of Siemens Vietnam in July 2012 and the youngest country CEO at Siemens at his time. During the past three years, he successfully repositioned the company by defining a clear vision and strategy for its operation as well as to broadening its product portfolio and presence in the market. Under his leadership, Siemens Vietnam continues to be one of the most successful MNCs in Vietnam. Dr Pham is passionate to support the development of the basic infrastructures of Vietnam in areas of energy, transportation, industry, building and healthcare.  He also successfully expands its operation into the Laos market. Before his assignment Vietnam, Dr Pham held various management positions in R&D, product development, strategy and sales at the different business areas of Siemens AG such as corporate research, corporate strategy, telecommunications, energy and healthcare. During his 15 years working for Siemens, he has worked in the US, Europe and Asia. He holds a master and PhD degree in electrical engineering both from the Technical University of Munich.


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Wed 30 Sep 2015

JW Marriott, Hanoi