Wai Phyo is the Managing Director of Yathar Cho Industry Ltd., one of the largest food manufacturing companies in the country. His group of companies includes Cho Cho Industry Ltd, also in food manufacturing businesses, Myanmar Zarla Distribution, one of the largest nationwide distribution companies, Parama Technologies involved in the IT space and OneLink Technoligies, which will enter into the ecommerce space. Cho Cho Industry is the 2015 recipient of the Presidential Excellence Award for Production in the Value Added Industry Category.
Wai Phyo holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the American University of Washington D.C and an Executive MBA from the National University of Singapore and University of California Los Angeles.
He is one of the Vice Presidents of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Myanmar Industries Association. Other positions include founding President of the Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs Association, Myanmar representative member in ASEAN Business Advisory Council and founder of the Young Presidents’ Organization Yangon Chapter. Wai Phyo is also a 2017 Eisenhower Fellow.