In 2018, the SSI Board of Directors (BOD) continued to carry out activities in accordance with the law, the Company’s Charter and Management Regulation. 

The Board of Directors has 06 members, including 02 independent members: Mr. Ngo Van Diem and Mr. Bui Quang Nghiem. The Board of Directors were selected deliberately among those who had tremendous experiences, relevant qualification and knowledge about governance, law, finance and securities, the roles of whom were also appropriately allocated (executive, non-executive and independent members). One-third of the BOD were independent, non-executive members to ensure the independence and objectivity of the BOD's activities.
BOD members maintained business as usual during their terms without any abnormal events leading to member changes in 2018. In addition, 04 out of 06 BOD members had completed the training course on corporate governance and received certificates of the SSC. 


Mr. Nguyen Duy Hung

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Hung is the founder of SSI Securities Corp. He is also the founder and Chairman of The PAN Group JSC. (PAN – HOSE) - a leading company in agriculture and high-quality packaged food industry. 




Mr. Nguyen Hong Nam

BOD Member, Deputy CEO; Spokesman 

Mr. Nam has been a successful business executive in various areas. He holds a Master of Science from Lugansk University, Ukraine. 




Mr. Ngo Van Diem

BOD Member

Mr. Diem has many years of experiences in foreign and domestic investments, state-owned enterprise reform, and industrial zone development and economic integration holding middle and senior positions in Government agencies. 
Mr. Diem graduated from Leipzig University and has a PhD in Economics from Martin Luther University from Germany.





Mr. Bui Quang Nghiem

BOD Member

Mr. Nghiem is the Director of Nghiem & Chinh Lawyers and Vice Chairman of Ho Chi Minh Bar Association. Mr. Nghiem graduated from Martin Luther Halle University, Germany.




Mr. Nguyen Duy Khanh

BOD Member 

Mr. Khanh holds a Bachelor of Finance, George Washington University, the United States. 

Mr. Khanh used to work with SSI during the implementation of the Reforming Consultancy Project provided by McKinsey (2010). He also helped in the founding of SSI International Corp. and made significant. 



Mr. Hironori Oka

BOD Member

Mr. Hironori Oka has over 20 years of experiences in the finance and securities fields, holding various positions in Japan, Hong Kong, the United States, Singapore and Taiwan. He used to be in charge of many senior positions in Daiwa Group Inc. and started to assume the leading position since 1994. Mr. Oka is currently the executive managing director, head of Asia and Oceania region, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Daiwa Capital Markets Hong Kong Limited.



List of BOD member and their share ownership are as below:



The Board of Directors always determines the leadership, orientation, direction, management and supervision of the Company's business activities between two annual General Meeting of Shareholders (GSM) according to the Resolution of the GSMs and the Charter of the Company, except for decisions under the jurisdiction of the GSM. 
The Board of Directors operates by issuing resolutions and directing the Board of Management to implement the resolutions. The management policy of the Company is expressed via compliance with the law, the charter and management regulation of the company, and via resolutions of the GMS and of the BOD. These documents are kept at the Company’s head office and disclosed to all shareholders according to regulations. 
When carrying out their functions and responsibilities, the BOD must comply with the law, the Company’s Charter, Resolutions of the GSM and the Corporate Governance Policy. In case the decision passed by the BOD is against the law or the Company’s Charter, causing loss for the Company, the members in favor of such decision must take joint responsibility and indemnify the Company; members who voted against such decision will be exempted.
In 2018, the BOD maintained business according to the Law, the Company’s Charter and Regulation on Corporate Governance. In addition, the BOD made their efforts to enhance the company’s managerial capacity in accordance with current laws and in line with regional as well as global practice. Specifically:
 The BOD ensured that the number of BOD meetings and the number of invited members met legal requirements and effectiveness while specifying each member’s role, differentiating between independent and executive members in order to ensure interests of shareholders according to legal regulations. 
The BOD passed Resolutions which fitted the Company’s vision and business strategy for each specific period, ensuring the interests of Clients, Shareholders and Employees, respecting associates, contributing to the building of a strong business community which would provide social values and eventually fulfill the Company’s mission.
The BOD monitored the implementation of resolutions issued by the GMS and the BOD while evaluating the effectiveness of these resolutions; regularly reviewed policies and regulations of the Company and made timely adjustments in accordance with new situations and requirements.
The BOD decided on the direction, led and supervised on a regular basis all activities of the Board of Management as well as supporting departments, ensuring that the BOM’s leadership was in line with the company’s regulations and policies.
In 2018, the BOD had organized 06 meetings, including 03 in-person meetings and 03 meetings for soliciting written opinions (among those, the meeting on December 18, 2018 summarized corporate governance issue without any resolution passed). All BOD meetings were attended by 100% of its members, who discussed and voted on every issue.
The contents of the Resolutions passed by the BOD were as follows: