Mr Friedrich Weiss - new CEO of PFF Vietnam

HCMC, Feb 15 2012, Upon the approval of SBV on Feb 3 2012 Mr. Friedrich Weiss was officially appointed by PPF Group N.V to the position of Deputy Chairman of Members’ Council and General Director of PPF Vietnam Finance Company Limited.

Mr. Friedrich Weiss appointed by PPF Group N.V. as the new General Director and Deputy Chairman of Members’ Council of PPF Vietnam Finance ltd. Co.

HCMC, Feb 15 2012, Upon the approval of SBV on Feb 3 2012 Mr. Friedrich Weiss was officially appointed by PPF Group N.V to the position of Deputy Chairman of Members’ Council and General Director of PPF Vietnam Finance Company Limited.

Mr. Friedrich Weiss takes over the position when PPF Vietnam is the leading company in Vietnam in consumer finance sector after more than 2 years of official operations. Last year, about 65% of the loans provided by PPF Vietnam were used to finance the purchases of scooters and motorbikes, 22% of consumer durables, notably mobile phones, and the remaining 13% was supplied as cash credits. The key goal of his mission in Vietnam is to keep a stable growth for the company, improve PPF Vietnam’s service quality and build win-win relationship with business partners, employees and the local community.

Before joining PPF Vietnam, Mr. Friedrich Weiss, an Austrian by nationality, successfully led the Home Credit teams in Ukraine and Kazakhstan to gain lots of achievement in those markets. With 22 years of experience in banking and finance sector as well as extensive expertise in business administration, he used to play various senior roles in international organizations such as Director and Strategic Consultant for Erste Bank Group in Czech, members of the Board of Management for Stavebni Sporitelma.

Mr. Friedrich Weiss holds a Master degree in Business Management from Danube University. He also has another professional certificate in Marketing. Friedrich is skilled in language and can speak fluently English, Russian and German.

Desiring to work in South- East Asia, Friedrich enjoys the opportunity of leading PPF’s business in Vietnam. “I really like to work in Asian market and it’s an honor for me to work in Viet Nam. Vietnamese people are friendly and the consumer finance market is very potential. With the support of Vietnamese staff and partners, we will work more to explore the market in a right way.”

“I am committed to cooperate with business partners and our clients so as to continue bringing to Vietnam the Group’s expertise in consumer finance market and ensure that our clients will get most benefits from PPF international standard service.”

Posted on 27.11.2014