HCMC – Nguyen Trong Hien has been named new board chairman of GELEX Group JSC, replacing Nguyen Hoa Cuong, who quit for personal reasons.
The appointment was made during the company’s annual general meeting of shareholders.
Hien, 47, has over 20 years of experience in corporate management, finance-investment, corporate restructuring, and strategic planning.
Before becoming the company’s vice board chairman in August 2020, he served as senior manager at the State Capital Investment Corporation and Refrigeration Electrical Engineering Corporation, and some other public companies.
GELEX now has five board members in the 2021-2026 term.
Its stock GEX closed the trading session today, April 28, at the reference price of VND13,150 per share and reported a matching volume of more than 5.7 million shares.
Real estate and securities stocks were the main market drivers today, helping the VN-Index of the Hochiminh Stock Exchange add 9.49 points, or 0.91%, over the previous session to 1,049.12 points, with 250 winners and 126 losers.
Trade volume totaled 613.1 million shares worth over VND10.2 trillion, up 19.8% and 18.3%, respectively, against the previous session. More than 41.4 million shares traded in block deals contributed VND1 trillion to the total value.
Real estate stock DIG took the lead by liquidity with around 34.1 million shares changing hands, followed by HNG with 28.9 million shares and DXG with 21.3 million shares.
On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index maintained its growth for the third straight session and ended the day up 1.62 points, or 0.79%, from the session earlier, at 207.48, with 102 gainers and 59 decliners.
There were over 71.3 million shares worth VND1 trillion changing hands on the northern bourse today.