Chad Ovel has 17 years experience leading value growth in Vietnam, and speaks Vietnamese fluently. From 1996-2000, Chad served as the Development Director of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Indochina leading all strategic planning, product development and fundraising. From 2000-2006, Chad worked at ScanCom Vietnam where he served in several roles, eventually becoming the Managing Director, responsible for over 6,000 employees. At ScanCom, Chad led the aggressive and innovative growth of the company from a turnover of US$15 million to US$150 million, making it the largest furniture exporter in Vietnam in 2006. From 2006-2013, Chad worked at AA Corporation, where he was Chief Executive Officer from 2008 onwards. AA Corporation, a former investee company of Mekong Capital from 2003 to 2011, has been Vietnam's domestic market leader for interior furnishing and construction since 1993. Under Chad's leadership, AA Corporation had several major breakthroughs including: revenue CAGR of 51%, EBIDTA CAGR 60%, and a 12x increase in average revenue per employee. Chad also diversified AA's revenue by increasing sales from international markets from less than 10% in 2007 to more than 50% in 2013.