4 APAC / 2018 APAC Business Awards , Founded by Nam Nguyen, a former Partner of Big-4 firms (including EY, KPMG, PwC) with over 25 years of Vietnam experience, including over 10 years at Partner level, today NNC is a member of Kreston International, a global network of independent accounting firms which comprises of 200 firms in over 125 countries, employing more than 25,000 talented professionals. Peopled by a team of high- calibre professionals, NNC provides a wide range of non-audit professional services NamNguyen Consulting Co., Ltd Nov18085 Best Independent Tax Firm 2018 - Vietnam NamNguyen Consulting Co., Ltd. (NNC) is a boutique consulting firm based in Vietnam. As part of our overview of a selection of the illustrious winners of this year’s APAC Business Awards we profile the firm to find out more about the secrets behind the success it enjoys today. which ensures that the firm is truly independent and free from time-consuming auditor’s conflict checks and service disruption due to auditor’s rotation. The firm’s services focus on market entry, customs and taxation, management consulting, corporate services, government liaison and advocacy. Drawing on the experience of its Founder and senior team, NNC applies the best global professional service standards and practices to build the platform of its unwavering commitments to quality and excellence. As such, the firm marries in-depth knowledge of the local regulatory systems, business culture and environment, and best practices to the competencies of its highly credentialed people to deliver only advice that is in the best interest of its clients – advice that is premised on “Local insights - Global mindset”. The firm combines expertise with empathy better than any other professional service firm as it knows the local regulations, practice, and business culture and needs inside out. As a result, the firm is able to offer the very best advice there is, and NNC’s clients are testaments to its expertise and service quality. Many of them can be instantly recognised as world- class companies and leaders in their field such as manufacturing, fast-moving consumer product, petroleum, pharmaceutical, education, logistics, trading, distribution, retail, hospitality etc. They choose a boutique firm like NNC not because of size but because the best must be serviced by the best and because NNC services them like no others. NNC goes beyond the traditional accountant’s role to mentor and advise them through thick and thin - wherever their ambitions take them. Operating collaboratively to ensure mutual success, NNC believes in a mutually beneficial relationship and works beyond stewardship toward partnering relationship with clients, to ensure the success of both clients and the firm. NNC aims beyond service satisfaction to win client’s loyalty. Clients do not really think of NNC as one of those traditional accounting firms. They think of NNC as their long-term and trusted advisors in modern time, because NNC does not just provide services: the firm also delivers value and guide them through professional challenges to enable them to achieve both business and life goals. Looking ahead, NNC is a progressive boutique professional service firm capable of meeting clients’ demands of seamless professional service quality in Vietnam’s fast-growing market. The team believes that its success is contingent on providing clients with the only best, seamless and consistent professional service quality by adopting a personalised, practical and proactive approach, which is built around our fundamental philosophy that clients’ interest comes first. This is how NNC makes a difference. Ultimately, NNC’s mission is to become Vietnam’s leading boutique professional service firm that businesses and professionals are proud to be part of its circle, in matters of business and much more. This will remain the firm’s ongoing focus as it looks towards a bright and exciting future.