GoBear Vietnam announces new country director

February 28, 2018 | 16:45
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GoBear, Asia’s first and only metasearch engine for insurance and financial products, has just appointed Bao Nguyen as its new country director in Vietnam, effective immediately.
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GoBear Vietnam's new country director, Bao Nguyen

Bao Nguyen has over 24 years of international experience in financial services working in various countries, including the US, South Korea, Singapore, and Vietnam.

He has served in senior leadership roles at Prudential, AIA, Citibank, Samsung, Standard Chartered, and BIDV Metlife before joining GoBear.

Vietnamese by birth, Bao Nguyen was raised in Washington DC in the US. He graduated from the University of Maryland College Park, majoring in Economics.

Fluent in English and Vietnamese, Bao Nguyen is well known not only as a charismatic leader but also as an active community supporter and an enthusiastic tennis player.

On this appointment, Andre Hesselink, CEO and co-founder of GoBear, said, “The knowledge, expertise, and experience that Bao Nguyen brings to GoBear further strengthens our footprint in Vietnam and reinforces our position at the forefront of financial comparison services providers. This appointment continues to consolidate the leadership of our company and is evidence of the great career opportunities that employment with GoBear may offer."

"I am a huge believer in financial inclusion, and I see unprecedented opportunities for GoBear Vietnam. Together we will continue the journey to make financial services accessible to more and more Vietnamese people,” Bao Nguyen shared on his first day as Vietnam country director at GoBear.

Since the official launch in Vietnam in early December 2016 with four products —comparison of credit cards, personal loans, travel insurance, and fixed deposits—as well as educational pages for unsecured loans, GoBear Vietnam has landed over a million visitors to www.gobear.com/vn to become a trusted provider of comparison services for financial products in Vietnam.

By Anh Duc

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