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VietNam Holding Limited
13 October 2017

13 October 2017

VietNam Holding Limited

("VNH" or the "Company")


Directorate Changes


VNH is pleased to announce the appointments of Mr. Sean Hurst and Mr. Damien Pierron as non-executive directors of the Company with immediate effect.


Sean Hurst was co-founder, director and Chief Investment Officer of French regulated asset management company, Albion Asset Management, from 2005-2009 and is currently Chairman of JPEL Private Equity Limited and a non-executive director of Charity & Investment Merger Arbitrage Fund. Mr. Hurst is an experienced multi-jurisdictional director with significant experience in offshore and UCITS hedge funds and in advising companies on launching both offshore and onshore investment funds. Mr. Hurst was formerly a non-executive director of AIM quoted ARC Capital Holdings Limited. Mr. Hurst holds an MBA in Finance from Cass Business School in London and is a resident of France.


Damien Pierron is currently Managing Director of Key Clients Segment at Societe Generale in Geneva, where he is in charge globally of the private banking platform for Family Offices and Wealthy Families. He has fifteen years' experience in M&A, private equity, equity derivatives and investment banking gained at, among others, Lafarge Holcim, OC&C Strategy Consultants and Natixis.  Mr. Pierron is a CFA charterholder and holds an Engineer Degree in mathematics, physics and economy from Ecole Polytechique in Paris and a Masters Degree in quantitative innovation from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris. Mr. Pierron is a resident of Switzerland.


The directorships and partnerships currently held by Mr. Hurst and Mr. Pierron and over the five years preceding the date of appointment are as follows:


Mr Sean Leslie Hurst, aged 53


Current directorships/partnerships

Previous directorships/partnerships

JPEL Private Equity Limited

ARC Capital Holdings Limited

Charity & Investment Merger Arbitrage Fund

Impact Investment Trust plc

Albion Consulting SARL

Carillion Capital Limited

ARCH Motor Holdings Ltd

ARCH Secretaries

Shanghai CP Jing Cheng Enterprise Development Co Ltd



Mr. Damien Marceau Antoine Marie Pierron, aged 37


Current directorships/partnerships

Previous directorships/partnerships

Crypto Telecommunications Security SA





VietNam Holding Limited

Philip Scales

Hiroshi Funaki

Milton Lawson



For more information please contact:

VietNam Holding Asset Management Limited

Tel: +1 215 325 1334

Investor Relations

Jay Vontobel

[email protected]



Smith & Williamson Corporate Finance Limited

Nominated Adviser

Tel: +44 20 7131 4000

Azhic Basirov / Ben Jeynes




Winterflood Investment Trusts


Tel: +44 20 3100 0301

Joe Winkley / Neil Langford




Buchanan Communications

Financial Public Relations

Tel: +44 20 7466 5000

Charles Ryland / Sophie McNulty



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