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Global: As VinFast announces a new EV range it appoints Le Thi Thu Thuy as CEO to replace high-profile ex-Opel chief Michael Lohscheller.

Le Thi Thu Thuy becomes CEO of VinFast, replacing former Opel chief Lohscheller

10 Jan 2022

VIETNAM’S sole car-maker, VinFast, has appointed Le Thi Thu Thuy as its global CEO.


Ms Thuy, currently the vice chair of VinFast’s parent company Vingroup, replaces former Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller who will leave the position and return to Europe due to personal reasons.


She will manage VinFast’s operations and drive the Vietnamese car-maker towards becoming a global EV manufacturing company while remaining as Vingroup’s vice chair and overseeing business activities in its current markets, including Vietnam, the United States, Canada, France, Germany and the Netherlands.



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