The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) has a new General Manager (GM). He is Parmod Achary from Fiji.
Achary was once a former Acting Chief Executive and General Manager of the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF). He begun career at FNPF as Clerical Officer before becoming Assistant General Manager.
He has a wealth of experience and expertise to offer to the Vanuatu National Provident Fund in his profession.
Achary holds a Masters in Business Administration. Apart from his other qualifications, he also has a Bachelor of Arts in Economic and Management.
Achary undertook employment in certain professions in Fiji before his recent appointment to VNPF as GM.
He was a lecturer of the University of the South Pacific(USP) at the Laucala Campus in Suva. Mr Achary joined USP in January, 2008 as a lecturer in Management and Public Administration.
He previously held very senior positions with other institutions as well. One to mention is the General Manager of Development Service with the Fiji Islands Revenue and Customs Authority.
Mr Achary is not new to the Vanuatu Provident Fund roles.
He was one of the delegates of Fiji who came to Vanuatu in 1983 to assist in the establishment of VNPF.
The VNPF Board of Trustees appointed Mr Achary as VNPF GM given his wealth of experience in this role. He started work at VNPF this week.
He took over the office from the Acting GM Stephen Daniel.