On October 4th, 2011 the founder and President of CRONIMET Group of Companies, the Honorary Council of the Republic of Armenia in Baden Wurttemberg, Mr. Günter Pilarsky with a number of German businessmen and "Karlsruher" Soccer club members arrived to Yerevan.
On October 5th, the delegation, headed by Mr. Günter Pilarsky’s met with Mr. Tigran Davtyan, the Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia. During the meeting the parties discussed current economic situation of Armenia, development opportunities and the prospective programs of the "CRONIMET Mining" AG, the largest German investor in Armenia. The meeting was attended by Mr. Hans-Jochen Schmidt, the German Ambassador to Armenia and other officials. In accordance to the order of the President of Armenia on the 20th anniversary of independence of Armenia, Mr. Pilarsky was awarded with the Anania Shirakatsi medal for long-term and effective investment activities in economy of Armenia, which was officially awarded by Mr. Tigran Davtyan, the Minister of Economy.
Then the delegation met with Mr. Arsen Ghazarian, the President of the Union of Manufacturers and Businessmen of Armenia. Mr. Pilarsky was awarded with the Gold Medal of the Union of Manufacturers and Businessmen of Armenia for considerable investments in the sphere of economic development of Armenia and creation of new job opportunities. On the same day evening a friendly match between Kapan’s "Gandzasar" and German "Karlsruher" soccer clubs took place in the "Republican" stadium. Friendly match was organized by "Cronimet Mining" AG, Mr. Günter Pilarsky, the founder and President of CRONIMET Group of Companies, the Honorary Council of the Republic of Armenia in Baden Wurttemberg and Mr. Maxim Hakobyan, the Director General of the “Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine” CJSC, the Chairman of "Gandzasar" soccer club.
On October 6th, Mr. Günter Pilarsky together with his colleagues left for Syunik marz. For support in economic development of Kapan community and considerable contribution in the fulfillment of long-term projects in the sphere of education, health and social sectors the head of the community awarded Mr. Pilarsky with the "Kapan" medal. Then General Meeting of “Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine” CJSC was held in Kajaran. The main item Meeting’s agenda was the discussion of 2011 9 months operation results and expansion of production capacity. ZCMC owners are: the CRONIMET Mining AG (60% of shares), “The Plant of Pure Iron” OJSC (15% of shares), Armenian Molybdenum Production Ltd. (12.5%) and Zangezour Mining Ltd (12.5%).
Representation of "CRONIMET Mining" AG in Armenia.