Gen X Energy, a company backed by Blackstone Energy Partners (an affiliate of Blackstone), is an energy company focused on investing in sustainable energy projects in Asia. Gen X Energy has extensive global experience in the acquisition, development, financing, construction, operation, maintenance and restructuring of power and energy infrastructure projects. Gen X Energy has plans of developing a portfolio of 2,500 MW of power generating assets throughout Asia, and specifically with a portion of this portfolio in Vietnam. Gen X Energy is currently pursuing development and acquisition opportunities in the LNG import as well as solar, wind, hydro, natural gas and coal asset classes.
Scott Kicker, CEO
Kris Karafa, COO
Paul Dillbeck, Chief Legal Officer
Harsh Ahluwalia, Chief Financial Officer
Khanh Phan, Vietnam Representative
GE (NYSE: GE) is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-deﬁned machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the “GE Store,” through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect.
About GE Vietnam
GE was one of the ﬁrst American companies established in Vietnam in 1993, even before the U.S. embargo was lifted. GE ﬁrst set up a representative ofﬁce in Hanoi that year, and another subsequently in Ho Chi Minh City in 2001, working in partnership with local organizations. In 2003, GE established GE Vietnam Ltd., a 100% GE capital investment that offers a wide range of after-sales services for medical, electrical and energy equipment.
Since 2009, GE has invested in wind turbines manufacturing facility in Hai Phong. In late 2012, GE opened its ﬁrst GE Vietnam Engineering Centre (GE VEC) in Ho Chi Minh City, providing product design and applications services that focus on the oil and gas sector in Vietnam and the around the world. In January 2016, GE ofﬁcially started the alliance that brought Alstom Power and Grid into GE Vietnam after completing this acquisition globally. In August 2016, GE announced the acquisition of the Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) of Doosan Engineering & Construction, including two facilities in Vietnam.
GE Vietnam currently employs more than 1000 people and offers products and services in the Oil & Gas, Power, Energy Connections, Renewable Energy, Healthcare and Aviation sectors.
Ho Chi Minh City Office:
7th Floor, Saigon Center
65 Le Loi Street, District 1
Ho Chi Minh City
Tel : +84 28 3914 6700
Fax: +84 28 3821 9403
Pham Hong Son, CEO
Nguyen Thi Thuy, Government Affairs and Policy Leader
Gentherm Vietnam is a subsidiary of GENTHERM INC. with headquarters in USA. In 2014, GENTHERM was ranked 2nd in Forbes 100 America’s Best Small Companies also the 12th in the list of Fortune 100 Fastest Growing Companies. As a leader in thermal technology, with an emphasis on innovation, inventing, improving, and applying thermal technologies for emerging markets and applications. The history of the company dates already over 40 years with huge growths year-on year. Gentherm has now reached a market equivalent of USD 1 billion in annual turnover.
Gentherm is recognized by most of the automotive industry customers as a dependable and outstanding supplier of heated seating, climate seating, electronics, and cables. Gentherm has successfully incorporated lean processes on a global scale, enabling them to provide value and continual improvement for the future. The broad patent portfolio leverages the advances they have made in all areas of thermal comfort and management, and our world-class team of scientists and engineers are dedicated to the continuous advancement of thermo-electrics for heating, cooling, and power generation. With 16 locations and more than 10,000 employees worldwide, Gentherm’s development, production, and customer service locations are always within reach. Gentherm has also a Financial and Trading ofﬁce in Malta reporting directly to head ofﬁce and assisting its Asian operations.
GENTHERM VIETNAM CO., LTD was established in May 2014. The construction of the factory started in September of that same year and was completed in 12 months in August 2015.
In Vietnam, operations were launched beginning of January 2016, starting with the manufacturing of automotive seat heating. On March 10th, 2016, Gentherm celebrated its ofﬁcial grand opening. This Gentherm factory is located on an area of 37,000sqm in Duy Tien (pronounced Zwi Tjen) district, Ha Nam province, Vietnam. The factory was built to follow the latest state-of the art principles in production and material ﬂow as well as providing an environment where employees are encouraged to collaborate.
Alison Astarita, General Manager
Ryan Pisani, Finance Director
Helena Lersch, Country Lead
Dionisis Kolokotsas, Public Policy & Government Relations Manager,
Activities in Vietnam
Grant Thornton (Vietnam) Limited, a member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, was established in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in 1993. With 270 professionals and 13 Partners, Grant Thornton
provides assurance, tax, advisory and outsourcing services to dynamic organizations helping them to unlock their potential for growth. Grant Thornton (Vietnam) Limited is ranked one of the seven largest
auditing firms by the Ministry of Finance Vietnam.
As a USD5bn global organization of member firms with over 50,000 people in over 140 countries, we have the scale to meet Client’s changing needs, but with the insight and agility that helps you to stay
one step ahead. In 2018, we are very excited to celebrate our 25 years anniversary in Vietnam.
Kenneth M. Atkinson, Executive Chairman
Nguyen Thi Vinh Ha, National Head of Advisory
Nguyen Dinh Du, Tax Partner
Nguyen Tuan Nam, Audit Partner