Garant Holding, one of the largest companies in Azerbaijan, has contributed to the country’s social and economic development over the last decade. Garant Holding founder Anar Mammadov is an international leader in business and entrepreneurship. In addition to his leadership of Garant Holding, Anar Mammadov serves as director of the Azerbaijan America Alliance, which works to promote Azeri culture and encourage fellowship and understanding between the United States and Azerbaijan through cultural programming, educational events and public awareness campaigns.
According to Anar Mammadov, in an interview with The Business Year, Garant Holding operates with the vision of creating national values for Azerbaijan. The company accomplishes this goal by promoting Azerbaijan as a progressive and prosperous country within the international business arena, as well as contributing to national development in positive ways that benefit all citizens. Garant Holding serves as a model for Azerbaijani economic development by building strong, positive relationships and business networks with other countries, thereby expanding Azerbaijan’s influence in the world.
Garant Holding is a company that endeavors to grow new branches while continuing to cultivate its roots. To this end, the company focuses on growing in sectors where it is well established, while simultaneously expanding to emerging sectors of the Azerbaijani economy. Garant Holding benefits from its diversified holdings in all its undertakings. For example, the company owns Azbentonit, a concrete production company and multiple high-end tourist and sporting facilities throughout Azerbaijan. It has utilized its diverse assets and abilities to manage the entire construction and development process of many important buildings and complexes in Azerbaijan.
Garant Holding has recently completed several major construction projects in Azerbaijan. The Trump Tower in Baku is an example of original, modern architecture that compliments the city’s design and serves its residents and international visitors. Garant Holding’s Rixos Hotel in the Guba region was opened in conjunction with a new golf facility, the National Azerbaijan Golf Club.
Integration across various sectors allows Garant Holding to control the quality and reliability of the materials it uses in its construction projects. Through vertical integration, the company is able to achieve its high standards for the materials and construction process of its public facilities, residential and industrial buildings, and tourist services.
Garant Holding has its headquarters in Baku, Azerbaijan, and also operates offices in England, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates. It holds 33 diversified companies in the industries of construction, agriculture, finance, energy, transportation, real estate and other sectors.