David Stone, The AES Corporation
Mr. Stone is currently Managing Director and CEO of AES-VCM Mong Duong Power Company Limited and President – Vietnam of the AES Corporation (“AES”). He is responsible for all aspects of AES’ business activities in Vietnam including the operation of the 1,242 MW Mong Duong 2 Power Plant and the development of natural gas and renewable energy projects. AES has offices in Hanoi, HCMC and Quang Ninh Province.
Prior to joining AES in Vietnam in 2010 to support the financial closing and construction of the 2 billion USD Mong Duong 2 Power Plant, Mr. Stone has held a number of leadership roles in his 18 year career with AES including Managing Director of Construction, leadership positions during construction and operations of the Puerto Rico business, President at the AES Huntington Beach Power Station in Southern California where he also served on the Executive Board of the City of Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce.
With over seven years of experience in Vietnam Mr. Stone has been focusing on the development, construction and operation of energy projects in Vietnam and playing an active role in the sustainable development agenda of the industry. Mr. Stone continues to be actively involved in promoting bilateral business relationships between Vietnam and the United States. Mr. Stone continues to serve as an Executive Board Member / Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (part of VCCI) since 2014. He also currently serves as a Governor of AmCham and on the US-ASEAN Business Council.
Mr. Stone holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Structural Engineering from the University of Missouri. In his spare time, he enjoys offshore boating, fishing, golf, skeet shooting and visiting his permanent home in sunny Sarasota, Florida.