MAI KIEU LIEN
Citizenship/Residence France/ Vietnam
Mai Kieu Lien,a graduate engineer in milk processing technology returned to Vietnam in 1976 when 22 years old and started working for milk and coffee company Southern, forerunner of Vinamilk. She has contributed to the modernization of old cooperatives of this state. After privatization in 2003, she played a key role in transforming Vinamilk into one of Vietnam’s most profitable brands and a respected name across Asia. Under her management, Vietnam has launched products to occupy both domestic and international market leads to great achievement. In 2012 she was included in the Forbes list of 50 women entrepreneurs have the most power in Asia.