Founder and CEO
Rick is a CEO, CFO, Executive Coach, and an expert at directing businesses and their teams to consistently reach higher performance levels, leveraging intervention coaching and systematic processes to translate vision into deliverables for companies driving performance.
He has worked for 40+ years in supermarkets, accounting, breweries, newsagents, defence manufacturing, IT, property development, and BP in the UK, China, Singapore, Switzerland, and Vietnam.
Today, Rick is the Vietnam Master Franchisor of the New Orleans-based coffee chain, PJ’s Coffee, as well as Co-Founder and CFO of Great People Inside, the cloud-based next-gen people intelligence platform. He is also the Founder/ Co-Founder of multiple start-ups (not all of which have failed and one successfully exited via a US IPO).
Rick is an active promoter of CIMA and a very regular speaker on multiple topics, including Accounting, Talent, Human skills, Digital Transformation, and Doing Business in Vietnam.
Rick has been in Vietnam since 1990 and still speaks the King’s English. This likely makes him the longest Brit and one of the most experienced expats in Vietnam.
Meet Our People
At TRG, we believe in our people. With our shared goals and values, we work together to move into the right direction.
Chau Nguyen Huong Thao
Grover Kiranjit Dhari
Le Thi Thuy Ha
Based in Bangkok, Thailand, Andrew has been involved in Software Solution since 1991, firstly as an end user, then Project Managment and now Sales.
Since 2002, his focus has been in the Hospitality Industry, where he was involved in the set-up of solution development for TRG International.
From the 1st of February of 2017, he has been based out of Thailand to cover the Asia region.
Peter joined TRG International in 2019 as a BI Consultant. Prior to joining TRG, he worked for Infor for nearly 20 years.Peter enjoys educating others on leveraging technology to drive innovation and provide value-driven solutions.
One of the core values that resonate with him most is Kaizen, as he perceives passing knowledge to others so that we, too, may grow as empowering.
The best advice he could give to a new employee would be to grasp every learning opportunity possible. There are no limits to what you can achieve, but it is not handed to you on a plate; you need to grasp them to grow.
Thai Nhat Huy
Tran Thi My Linh
Linh has eight years of experience in law and IT solutions. Linh joined TRG International in 2017, first as a Customer Service Executive. Today, she is in charge of one of TRG's important departments, the Sales Operations division. She has supported Andrew, our Sales Director, to close several big deals.
Linh has a wide range of talents, with customer service, negotiation, and team leadership among her strongest skills.
She enjoys the company's culture and the open environment it fosters, where young people are empowered to learn and develop. She is very pleased with the "Kaizen" value.
Linh advises new hires to be adaptable and embrace difficulties.
Le Thi Hong Nhung
Nhung initially joined TRG International as a Customer Service Representative in 2006. She is an excellent listener and a confident communicator—two qualities that help her win many clients' and colleagues' hearts, high-value deals, and many Sales awards.
Nhung values the welcoming workplace and the immense effort TRG puts into providing its members with opportunities to be the best versions of themselves.
Nhung is particularly proud of the collaboration value, believing that achieving goals and objectives requires teamwork.
Her advice for future TRGers is to be proactive, take ownership of your work; don't wait for others to tell you what to do, decide where you can add value and make an effort to contribute.
Hoang Thi Minh Tam
Tam has more than 16 years of experience in various roles. She joined TRG International in 2007 and has been inspired and admired by the company's professional working experience ever since.
Tam takes great pride in TRG's "Passion" value. She believes that passion is essential for anybody, in both work and personal life. We will only find meaning and purpose if we have a passion. And it is also the force that pushes us to move forward, never give up and overcome any obstacles.
Do Thi Thu Thao
Thao decided to apply to TRG as an accountant in 2019 after discovering that the organisation was professional and reputable. She describes her department as highly cooperative, accountable, and always caring for others.
Currently working as the Chief Accountant, Thao has acquired a variety of skills, but she takes the most pride in her ability to work independently, which is also what sets her apart and contributed to her promotion.
She appreciates the welcoming office culture, her kind and supportive coworkers, and how TRG pays attention to employee feedback, job satisfaction, and personal growth.
Nguyen Van Phung
Phung (Stanley) has worked in IT manufacturing, financial services, distribution, and sales management for over 10 years. This has shaped his vision, strategy, and leadership qualities to lead projects that meet customer expectations and position the company for success.
He is interested in the company culture and the industries that it serves, which provide him with plenty of exciting opportunities to work with great customers and partners.
As a Senior Project Manager, Stanley has managed various successful Infor SunSystems and Infor SaaS Cloud Environment migration and implementation projects, including the successful lift and shift of 31 hotels in the Asia region from on-premises to the cloud in collaboration with TRG’s team of consultants and partners.
Pham Hoang Anh
Anh has over 14 years of experience with SunSystems and working in various roles, from consultant to solution architect and project manager. His technical expertise and problem-solving abilities enable him to efficiently handle challenging projects to the satisfaction of his clients.
Anh is most proud of Kaizen's core principle—constant improvement. He also believes this is what sets TRG apart.
His advice to future TRGers is to embrace the organisation's culture of continuous learning and take advantage of all the training and development opportunities available. "The greatest way to learn about your position and advance is to ask questions and fearlessly seek feedback," Anh added.
Nguyen Thi Minh Hien
Nguyen Thuy Duong
Huynh Kim Lien
Nguyen Duc Hien
Jackilou F. Luceñara
Jackilou's strong passion for growth, together with her in-depth accounting experience as an ERP Financial Business Analyst, led her to the IT world. Now focused on project management, she joined TRG International in 2022 as a Senior Project Manager and has been involved in managing various Infor SunSystems implementation projects in the global hospitality industry.
Jaki, as she likes to be called, values TRG International's ""work-from-anywhere"" policy since it gives her the flexibility to enjoy ""workcations"" from anywhere. This supports her work-life balance advocacy. She is also proud and very supportive of the ""Kaizen"" value since it acknowledges human frailty and promotes continuous, across-the-board development.
Dam Vi Toan
Toan joined TRG International in 2011 as a Support Consultant because he believes the company can give him more advanced training to deepen his experience and grow in his profession.
Today, Toan is one of TRG's most Senior Application Consultants, whose achievements, skills, and knowledge are highly respected. He also possesses outstanding self-learning abilities and an eagerness to learn.
Toan values the multicultural environment and the supportive, wonderful, hard-working managers and coworkers that help him grow tremendously.
Toan is most proud of the Kaizen value since it encourages him to grow and learn every day.
His advice for potential TRGers is to not "hesitate to ask questions."