Tran Qui Thanh built one of Vietnam's most prominent fast-moving consumer goods companies from scratch through hard work and a will to succeed.
Now, his worry in that this success has created a heavy burden for his children to take on.
The 63-year owns THP, the largest private beverage company in the country, where his bottled teas outsell Coca-Cola and Pepsi.
"We launched our green tea in 2006 and our herbal tea in 2009," he recalls. "We became one of the top beverage companies in Vietnam in 2011, with 37 percent market share, so many people call me the 'King of Tea'."