Head of Vietnam & Business Development Director
Vincent Goalard is our Business Development Director and Country Head of Vietnam based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. With a deep understanding of the Vietnamese market, solid expertise and an extensive network, he helps companies navigate the ever-changing competitive business landscape and enhance their capabilities to successfully thrive.
Vincent has a proven 25-year successful track record in general management and strategic consulting across the globe. He has set up, attracted talent, managed or restructured complex pharmaceutical operations in Europe, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. He managed a USD 30+ mil operation with a 300+ headcount; and established a pharmaceutical operation in Vietnam from scratch to USD 9 mil in five years. Vincent’s previous senior roles have been at companies including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pharmalink and most recently IPS (International Pharma Services). Clients included Pfizer, Novartis and Schering Plough.
Vincent has an MBA in Management of International business from MACI, which is now recognised as KEDGE following an integration with Bordeaux Business School (BEM) and merger with Marseille Business School. He was the first Ambassador of the MACI Alumni Association in Vietnam, still manage the Vietnam Antenna of Kedge Alumni and is a board member of KEDGE Alumni Association in France.
Having worked mainly in Vietnam since 1991, with short periods in France and Malaysia, Vincent is an active member in its local business community and has held an impressive tenure and influence as VP and Board member of CCIFV, the French Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam. Vincent speaks French, Spanish, English and some Vietnamese.