In Monte Carlo finished the last stage of annual international competition “Entrepreneur of the Year”® Award.
The winner of Kazakhstani stage of competition, President of “Allur “Group of companies” JSC which includes production sites of «Agromashholding» and «SaryarkaAutoProm», Andrey Lavrentiev on the 6th of June, 2015 year, represented Kazakhstan in the final international competition “Entrepreneur of the year” in Monte Carlo (Monaco).
In Kazakhstan Andrey Lavrentiev is known as a head of one of the leading companies in auto production sphere. In 2003 year he with the partners created AllurAuto automobile company that in 2010 started to produce cars of SsangYong brand, and in a year SsangYong Kyron was awarded in the nomination of “The best product in Kazakhstan”. Nowadays the company is an official distributor of SsangYong, Peugeot, Iveco cars and official dealers of Suzuki Mitsubishi and Geely brands. In the plant of «Agromashholding» and production sites of «SaryarkaAutoProm» being a part of GC AllurGroup produce affordable Geely cars, Iveco commercial vehicles, SsangYong Korean cars, Peugeot French cars. From December of 2013 year on the production sites of «SaryarkaAutoProm» was launched CKD production of the first Kazakhstani off-roader SsangYong Nomad, and from June of 2014 year was launched the production of Toyota Fortuner cars and several passenger cars of Hyundai brands.
Thanks to the mutual work with state bodies, with the support of authoritative experts including Lavrentiev were developed several programs aiming at increasing of quality of living and labor in the country and also development of automobile sector , construction of civilized automobile market in Kazakhstan.
Competition “Entrepreneur Of The Year”® Award is a part of international program EY « Entrepreneur of the year » and justly is considered to be the most prestige and famous competition in the sphere of entrepreneurship. As organizers told the competition was focused on recognition of contribution of leading businessmen to the national and world economy, assistance in increasing of business activity and economic growth in the countries participating in the competition and searching for entrepreneurs activity of which could be an example for businessmen of next generation.
The participants of “Entrepreneur Of The Year® “Award note that in order of importance this competition is equal to the Olympic games for sportsmen. Since this competition allows to gather on the one site the most successful and important businessmen of the world, each one of which receives the unique possibility to represent his native country on the prestige international arena,
the geography of the competition covers more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries across the world, that accounts for 90% of global GDP as a whole. In this year in the competition took part 65 entrepreneurs of 53 countries to the amount of more than 25 million US dollars. According to estimations of “Entrepreneur Of The Year®” Award, the cumulative turnover of all participants of the award composed around 38 billion US dollars.
Andrey Lavrentiev, The President of AllurGroup:
«For our country — it is a great honor and big success that we are here, near such large and industrial developed countries as Japan, America, European countries. Speaking about me I received new vision and possibilities for my business. I have a dream that sometime on the biggest international exhibition such as in Frankfurt or Detroit, there will be a vehicle of Kazakhstani production with Kazakhstani name. This is our plans, and we will exactly achieve them ».