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MASTER ENTREPRENEUR CATEGORY

Dinh Duc Thang
Founder, Chairman & CEO


Stavian Chemical Joint Stock Company
www.stavianchem.com


Information about Entrepreneur
Mr. Tony Dinh is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Stavian Chemical., JSC. Under his leadership, Stavian Chemical has been constantly growing and presently is the biggest plastic resins distributor in Southeast Asia, ranked No. 22 in the Top 100 largest chemical distributors in the world and No. 6 in the Asia Pacific (according to ICIS 2021), and one of the major regional producers of eco-friendly biodegradable packaging.

Mr. Dinh graduated from the Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Moscow as a Chemical Technology Engineer, and he also holds an MBA degree from Shidler College of Business, University of Hawai’i, Mānoa, USA. From his scientific background, he has faith in methodologies and as a businessman and a dynamic view to run the company effectively and optimally.

One of the significant obstacles that Mr. Dinh ever had to face during his business career is people management, especially during the company’s rapid growth stage when international offices were constantly established. Leading “a multi-national, multicultural system”, he highly regards efficiency, flexibility, and appropriateness of people within one organization. He also managed to combine academic approaches with real-life experiences, creating his own “Stavian way” to lead people and govern the company.

Other Interesting Facts about Entrepreneur
Mr. Dinh served as Vice Chairman of the Hanoi Association of Small and Medium Enterprises and currently is the First Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Plastics Association. As a passionate scientist entrepreneur, he has made significant efforts to promote the association’s activities, enhance the partnership between government authorities and the Hanoi-based entrepreneur community, and propose initiatives to fuel industrial production to create more job opportunities.

Mr. Dinh believes in the power of knowledge, integrity, and big dreams. He is a lifetime reader and learner. His gifts and rewards to employees are usually books in different genres with thought-provoking topics, covering business-related challenges, self-development, and service-oriented mindset to management skills, and technology advancement to name a few.
Company Achievements & Role as Entrepreneur
Under the leadership of Mr. Dinh, in 2021-2022, Stavian Chemical has rapidly expanded offices and logistic centers, present in nearly 30 countries around the globe, resulting in the number of Stavian Chemical's customers reaching approximately 14,000 in more than 100 countries and territories. Its employee number has also witnessed a spectacular growth from 864 in 2020 to approximately 2,000 employees in 2022, enabling Stavian Chemical to achieve a revenue of USD1.2 billion in 2021, rise to the 22nd place in the ICIS's global chart of Top 100 Chemical Distributors of 2021, and the Top 6 in the Asia Pacific region.

Mr. Dinh always emphasizes the application of digital transformation and automation and encourages Stavian Chemical staff to implement technical improvement measures to improve work productivity and efficiency. In 2021, Stavian Chemical built the technical foundation and started to deploy ERP-SAP software.

In addition to the role of managing production and business activities, Mr. Dinh always creates favorable conditions for Stavian Chemical to become an attractive working environment by inspiring Corporate Culture, creating promoted opportunities as well as focusing on training and developing personnel.

As a leading enterprise in the industry, Stavian Chemical always seriously implements social responsibility, accompanies humanitarian projects, and contributes to creating a better life for future generations.

Vision, Mission, & Future Plans
Mr. Dinh’s vision and mission for Stavian Chemical is to be one of the leading petrochemical and chemical companies in the region and the world, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for customers and partners while maximizing values and prosperity for all stakeholders. Navigated by 5 Core Values: Ownership, Integrity, Ingenuity, Devotion, Internationality, Stavian Chemical always satisfies and fulfills its customers and partners with its high-quality yet affordable products and services, all thanks to the encompassing solutions based on its competitive advantages and its talent pool composed of creative professionals.

Adhering to its vision of becoming the global leading chemical company, Stavian Chemical will continue to develop and expand the global market in terms of volume and number of partners and global branches, as well as diversify its product portfolio according to the needs of customers and partners. The company also aims to pursue mergers and acquisitions of factories producing plastic products for automotive, computering, telecommunication, eco-friendly products for construction and household, biodegradable packaging, recycling, etc.

To build strong competitive advantages in the chemical and petrochemical industry, Stavian Chemical will gradually extend the ecosystem business into the midstream sector. The company is in the process of constructing 2 petrochemical plants in Quang Yen and Hai Phong, with a capacity of 600,000 tons/year and 200,000 tons/year respectively, with a total investment of USD2.1 billion. The expected operation year for these plants is 2025 – 2026, marking another step closer to his vision for Stavian Chemical to become the leading chemical company in the region and the world.

Mr. Dinh’s advice as an entrepreneur is Dream Big and Never Stop.

MASTER ENTREPRENEUR CATEGORY

Dinh Duc Thang
Founder, Chairman & CEO

Information about Entrepreneur
Mr. Tony Dinh is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Stavian Chemical., JSC. Under his leadership, Stavian Chemical has been constantly growing and presently is the biggest plastic resins distributor in Southeast Asia, ranked No. 22 in the Top 100 largest chemical distributors in the world and No. 6 in the Asia Pacific (according to ICIS 2021), and one of the major regional producers of eco-friendly biodegradable packaging.

Mr. Dinh graduated from the Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Moscow as a Chemical Technology Engineer, and he also holds an MBA degree from Shidler College of Business, University of Hawai’i, Mānoa, USA. From his scientific background, he has faith in methodologies and as a businessman and a dynamic view to run the company effectively and optimally.

One of the significant obstacles that Mr. Dinh ever had to face during his business career is people management, especially during the company’s rapid growth stage when international offices were constantly established. Leading “a multi-national, multicultural system”, he highly regards efficiency, flexibility, and appropriateness of people within one organization. He also managed to combine academic approaches with real-life experiences, creating his own “Stavian way” to lead people and govern the company.

Other Interesting Facts about Entrepreneur
Mr. Dinh served as Vice Chairman of the Hanoi Association of Small and Medium Enterprises and currently is the First Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Plastics Association. As a passionate scientist entrepreneur, he has made significant efforts to promote the association’s activities, enhance the partnership between government authorities and the Hanoi-based entrepreneur community, and propose initiatives to fuel industrial production to create more job opportunities.

Mr. Dinh believes in the power of knowledge, integrity, and big dreams. He is a lifetime reader and learner. His gifts and rewards to employees are usually books in different genres with thought-provoking topics, covering business-related challenges, self-development, and service-oriented mindset to management skills, and technology advancement to name a few.

Stavian Chemical Joint Stock Company
www.stavianchem.com


Company Achievements & Role as Entrepreneur
Under the leadership of Mr. Dinh, in 2021-2022, Stavian Chemical has rapidly expanded offices and logistic centers, present in nearly 30 countries around the globe, resulting in the number of Stavian Chemical's customers reaching approximately 14,000 in more than 100 countries and territories. Its employee number has also witnessed a spectacular growth from 864 in 2020 to approximately 2,000 employees in 2022, enabling Stavian Chemical to achieve a revenue of USD1.2 billion in 2021, rise to the 22nd place in the ICIS's global chart of Top 100 Chemical Distributors of 2021, and the Top 6 in the Asia Pacific region.

Mr. Dinh always emphasizes the application of digital transformation and automation and encourages Stavian Chemical staff to implement technical improvement measures to improve work productivity and efficiency. In 2021, Stavian Chemical built the technical foundation and started to deploy ERP-SAP software.

In addition to the role of managing production and business activities, Mr. Dinh always creates favorable conditions for Stavian Chemical to become an attractive working environment by inspiring Corporate Culture, creating promoted opportunities as well as focusing on training and developing personnel.

As a leading enterprise in the industry, Stavian Chemical always seriously implements social responsibility, accompanies humanitarian projects, and contributes to creating a better life for future generations.

Vision, Mission, & Future Plans
Mr. Dinh’s vision and mission for Stavian Chemical is to be one of the leading petrochemical and chemical companies in the region and the world, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for customers and partners while maximizing values and prosperity for all stakeholders. Navigated by 5 Core Values: Ownership, Integrity, Ingenuity, Devotion, Internationality, Stavian Chemical always satisfies and fulfills its customers and partners with its high-quality yet affordable products and services, all thanks to the encompassing solutions based on its competitive advantages and its talent pool composed of creative professionals.

Adhering to its vision of becoming the global leading chemical company, Stavian Chemical will continue to develop and expand the global market in terms of volume and number of partners and global branches, as well as diversify its product portfolio according to the needs of customers and partners. The company also aims to pursue mergers and acquisitions of factories producing plastic products for automotive, computering, telecommunication, eco-friendly products for construction and household, biodegradable packaging, recycling, etc.

To build strong competitive advantages in the chemical and petrochemical industry, Stavian Chemical will gradually extend the ecosystem business into the midstream sector. The company is in the process of constructing 2 petrochemical plants in Quang Yen and Hai Phong, with a capacity of 600,000 tons/year and 200,000 tons/year respectively, with a total investment of USD2.1 billion. The expected operation year for these plants is 2025 – 2026, marking another step closer to his vision for Stavian Chemical to become the leading chemical company in the region and the world.

Mr. Dinh’s advice as an entrepreneur is Dream Big and Never Stop.