Mai Trang Thanh is in her sixth year as President of Honeywell Vietnam, and she has been promoted to be President of Honeywell Indochina. In this role, Thanh is responsible for the development and implementation of Honeywell’s comprehensive strategy to accelerate the company’s growth in Indochina (Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia), including expansion into new markets and new product offerings. Working with all businesses globally and particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, Thanh is in charge of leading “One Honeywell” performance to develop a winning culture in the market of Indochina.
A native of Vietnam, Thanh has spent 20 years in various positions in the oil and gas industry. She has strong experience in establishing green-field businesses, fostering government and strategic business relationships, identifying potential markets and business segments, as well as defining and implementing growth initiatives to drive long-term business development. Since joining the company, Thanh has developed significant rapport with many industry and government leaders in key Honeywell sectors. Prior to joining Honeywell in July 2011, Thanh worked for General Electric (GE), where she was the market development manager and then country manager for the company’s oil and gas business. Prior to GE, Thanh spent 14 years at Chevron (the downstream business initially named as Caltex before the merger between Chevron and Texaco), where she held a number of senior positions.
Thanh has been an active member of AmCham since 1998 and currently serves on the Board of Governors. Her active participation and experience working with the Government, state-owned enterprises, and the private sector brings a unique view to the AmCham community. As one of the very few Vietnamese candidates seeking an AmCham board seat, Thanh is ready to dedicate her time, diversified skills and resources to help AmCham fulfill its mission and goals for another year.