The CEO and acting Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group Petrovietnam (PVN) Nguyen Quoc Khanh is officially appointed by the decision of the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Corporation. As reported by Petrovietnam, the corresponding order was signed by Nguyen Tan Dung on 12 January and it came into force on the same day.
Nguyen Quoc Khanh was born in Ha Tinh province (the central part of Vietnam) in 1960. Earlier, he was holding the positions of Deputy CEO of the Petrovietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP), CEO of the Joint Operating Company Me Kong, CEO of the Petrovietnam Oil Processing and Distribution Company (PDC), CEO of the Petrovietnam Oil Corporation (PV Oil).
On 20 July, 2015, he was appointed CEO and acting Chairman of the Board of Directors of Petrovietnam, and since 12 January, 2016 he has been holding the positions of both Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of the Corporation.