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Employer Partners

Master of Global Trade

Effectively advancing global trade requires strong relationships with companies actively engaged across global value chains. The Hinrich Foundation is proud to work with, support and learn from a diverse array of multinational, Fortune 500 and SMEs from around the world.

These Employer Partners work with us in many ways. To name a few, they provide input that allows us to develop educational offerings that are truly “for employers, by employers,” they share cutting-edge knowledge and expertise with our community and they co-sponsor scholarships to some of the world’s leading trade-related graduate programs.

The following is a list of the organizations we are proud to call our partners and our friends.

Saigon Southwest Trading

Saigon Southwest Trading is a global network member in the import and export industry. It connects quality consumer goods from Vietnam’s Delta River area to distributors in the region.

SAM Agritech

SAM Agritech is one of the most innovative agriculture companies in Vietnam and a member of SAM Holdings – a conglomerate engaged in telecommunications, tourism, real estate, financial investment and agriculture sector.

Samsung Electronics

Samsung is a South Korean multinational electronics company, a major manufacturer of electronic components and is the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones and smartphones.

Siemens Healthineers

Siemens Healthineers is a leading medical technology company with over 120 years of experience and 18,500 patents globally.

Sunshine Group

Sunshine Group is a multi-sector conglomerate with a leading position in Vietnam’s real estate market.

Suntory PepsiCo

Suntory PepsiCo leads the Vietnam beverage market, offering consumers a wide range of enjoyable and healthy products.

Tex Fasteners Vietnam

Tex Fasteners is a leading global manufacturer of premium zippers, zip pulls, and metal buttons.

Thanh Thien Technology

Thanh Thien Technology is a Vietnamese firm providing products and solutions related to quality control, safety and operational environment monitoring.

Tin Nghia Commodities

Tin Nghia Commodities is one of the three largest coffee exporters in Vietnam, supplying 10,000 tons of instant coffee products per year.

UK Department for International Trade

The UK Department for International Trade secures UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international investment and championing free trade.


Unilever is one of the world’s most successful, purpose-led consumer goods businesses with the success of 2.5 billion people using their products each day.


USAE was established in Singapore as a full line distributor of the world’s leading cable and pipe installation and detection equipment.