Mr. Armen A. Avakian is currently an advisor to the Prime Minister of Armenia, and a Partner/Regional Director at the Garrison Marketing Group; a specialized marketing consulting resource for multinational as well as large local brands. He is responsible for Russia, Ukraine & CIS, Turkey & the Middle East and Africa. The Garrison Marketing Group is highly involved in leading edge marketing throughout the region with clients such as Coca Cola, Danone, IKEA, Sony PlayStation, Telenor, Pfizer, UniCredit Bank, Bayer, etc.
Armen has personally overseen projects that cover over 120 brands worldwide. His client list includes, but is not limited to Danone, Carlsberg, EFES, P&G (multiple countries), Carlsberg Balkans, LEGO Denmark, Solen Turkey, Sportmaster Russia, Raffeisen Bank Hungary.
Armen is a Professor of Applied Marketing Strategies (MBA level) at the American University of Armenia. He has previously also taught at CEU Business School based in Budapest, Skolkovo, IE Business School, etc.
Armen is a published marketer with articles in leading marketing and advertising magazines in different countries.