More than 800 leading CEOs and top economists and policy makers in Vietnam gathered at Vietnam CEO Forum 2013- CEO 3.0: “Reform to Perform” to discuss on how CEOs do effective change management amid upheaval global economy in Ho Chi Minh City on October 30.

Addressing the forum, Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan said to reach the sustainable development goal in the new context, the role of CEOs was vital in dealing with challenges and opportunities for local businessmen, contributing to sustainable growth.

He hoped that the forum will help businesses pay more attention to updating information, improving management skills and investing more in machinery so as to increase production and produce highly competitive products.

Under the event’s framework, economists provided participants a broad picture of Vietnam economy, and their forecast on the upcoming challenges, and the impact of future trade agreements on Vietnamese businessmen. They also proposed solutions on how to overcome challenges and worked out management changes so that Vietnamese businessmen can change to success.

The 2 nd annual largest CEO event was co-organised by top five business associations in Vietnam and the Young Businesspeople Association of Ho Chi Minh City.-VNA