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President & CEO ASEAN

Wouter Van Wersch

President & CEO

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Wouter Van Wersch, 46, is President & CEO of GE ASEAN, based in Singapore.

In 1994, Wouter started his career in Vivendi Universal’s international marketing department in Paris, before moving to Airbus as Sales Manager Asia. In 2000, he joined Alcatel where he was successively Business Development Director Europe, Sales Director Asia Pacific based in Shanghai, and General Manager Indonesia based in Jakarta.

In 2006 he joined Alstom Power as Vice President Sales for Northern Europe based in the Netherlands, and was appointed Vice President Sales for Northern & Central Europe in 2009. In 2011, he was promoted to Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific for Alstom Power as well as Senior Vice President East Asia Pacific for Alstom International based in Singapore. In addition to these two responsibilities, he was also the CEO of Alstom Singapore and the Alstom Growth Leader in the GE-Alstom Integration team.

A native of the Netherlands, Wouter grew up in France where he obtained his baccalaureate with distinction. He is a graduate in Business Administration from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Wouter and his wife Lorraine have three children aged 14, 13 and 7. He is an enthusiastic sportsman, especially field hockey, which he played at the highest international level.

CEO of GE Vietnam

Pham Hong Son

GE Vietnam

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Son Pham is responsible for growing GE’s businesses in Vietnam and developing a strategy to advance the company’s broader mission and objective in the country. He is also responsible for overseeing the company’s operations to ensure its compliance and quality is in line with local regulations.

Son joined GE Vietnam in January 2010 as Market Development Manager and held this position for the last 5 years, supporting and driving business growth initiatives in Vietnam, building and strengthening government and industry relations and enhancing the brand awareness of GE in the country.

He was recently promoted as Country Manager, Renewable Energy, GE Power & Water, responsible for growth of GE’s wind business. In this role, Son has been working closely with different government agencies of Vietnam and US and multilateral bodies to support, advocate, and develop the new market - wind energy - for GE.

He became CEO of GE Vietnam in July 2015.

Prior to GE, Son spent over 10 years in spearheading sales and marketing in several foreign companies for various industries, such as oil & gas, power, pulp & paper, fertilizer and chemical industries. Son also worked at the Center for Research and Development of High Technology, Hanoi University of Technology in various roles as System Engineer and DCS trainer right after his university graduation. Son holds a Bachelors’ degree in Industrial Automation and a Masters’ degree in Science from Hanoi University of Technology, Vietnam.

Based in Hanoi, Son is married with two children.