HINRICH SCHOLARSHIPRMIT University
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Master of Global Trade, Class of 2022
Co-sponsor: Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association
CURRENT EMPLOYMENTCountry Head
Troikaa Pharmaceuticals, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
“The Master of Global Trade program and its extensive network will allow me to develop strategies to run an international business successfully by analyzing risk, challenges and opportunities.”
Based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Pankaj Gaur is Country Manager for Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos at Troikaa Pharmaceuticals. Founded in 1983, Troikaa Pharmaceuticals produces a wide range of products with more than 50 renowned brands and 2,800 employees.
His main responsibilities are focused on business development and distributor management, and managing business to the value of US$3 million in Vietnam and US$750,000 in Cambodia. He also manages the entire commercial activities of the representative office of Troikaa Vietnam.
Previously, he was a Business Development Manager for RV Healthcare. He also worked as Head of Strategic Business Unit of Cardiabet at Telph in Cambodia and Myanmar for four years.
Pankaj earned his bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Chaudhary Charan Singh University in India in 2004.
For a progressive professional like me, the Master of Global Trade program offers enhancement of my skill set and strengthening of my international business development techniques. With this course, I aspire to have in-depth knowledge of global trade, which is the integration of business, people, finance and technology, and apply it for my organization’s growth.
Through the guidance and knowledge shared by the industry veterans, I will be able to develop the necessary skills for decision-making and cross-functional activities within my role.
The MGT program will demonstrate how to solve problems in different business departments, while managing the entire operation and several teams. Through the program, I will learn tools for growing a business and preparing for the risks, understanding logistics, and using the latest technology to provide quick solutions to my organization and our clients.
With the knowledge I will learn from the program, the Hinrich Foundation’s community of experts and the RMIT University faculty, I am confident to become one of the most valuable assets in my organization. I will enhance my global leadership skills and become more updated with the market trends and industry insights.
I believe I am on the right path towards my career growth with my invaluable experience and this indispensable learning opportunity through the Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarship.