ataz – the Austrian Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce – is a platform for economic, intercultural and humanitarian exchange between Austria and Azerbaijan. The purpose of the association is to strengthen the economic relationship between the two countries and to support companies in their business activities in both markets.
In doing so, ataz sees itself as a bridge-builder between two counties and regions playing a similarly important role in strategic and geopolitical terms. Austria has been the gateway to the CEE region for many years and Azerbaijan has recently become an important springboard to Central Asia.
05.05.2022 - ataz Honoary Council Meeting at Hotel Interalpen Tyrol
This year's ataz Honorary Council Meeting took place on May 5th, 2022 at the renowned Hotel Interalpen Tyrol, owned by our dear ataz Member Liebherr. The meeting had a strong focus on the cooperation between Azerbaijan Railways and Austrian Railways and included the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding between Rail Cargo Austria, represented by GD Gottfried Eymer and ADY Container, represented by GD Natig Jafarov. Another highlight of the event was the appointment of H.E. Rovshan Sadigbayli, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Austria, as new member of the ataz Honorary Council.
The participants were given a tour of the impressive Liebherr Werk Telfs by its GD Martin Längle and had the opportunity to view the different construction steps of Liebherr's excavators and other vehicles and products.
Amongst the participants were: H.E. Rovshan Sadigbayli (Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Austria), Javid Gurbanov (CEO of Azerbaijan Railways), Dr. Layla Gasimova (Director of the Azerbaijan Cultrue Centre), Gottfried Eymer (CEO Austrian Rail Cargo), Natig Jafarov (CEO ADY Container), Leopold Berthold (CEO of Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH), Martin Längle (CEO of the Liebherr Werk Telfs), Dorothea Gros (COO Atos IT Solutions), Alexander Schierhuber (CEO Breitspur Planungsgesellschaft), Orkhan Ismayilov (Lansky, Ganzger + partner) and Dr. Gerald Eder (CEO Hydrophil).
21.12.2021 - ataz General Assembly: Gerald Gerstbauer re-elected as President
The annual General Assembly of ataz took place on December 21st, 2021 at the Park Hyatt Hotel Vienna.
Gerald Gerstbauer was once more elected as ataz President. All members of the Board of ataz were re-elected; Dorothea Gros remains Secretary General.
ataz thanks all its members and friends for their support and wishes a successful, heathly and happy New Year 2022.
19.11.2021 - ataz Board Room Talk welcoming H.E. Mr. Rovshan Sadigbayli, New Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Austria
On November 19th, 2021, ataz welcomed H.E. Mr. Rovshan Sadigbayli as new Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan during an ataz Board Room Talk. The event took place at a private room in the Park Hyatt Hotel in Vienna. Mr. Gerald Gerstbauer, ataz President, congratulated the Ambassador in a warm welcoming speech.
Amongst the participants were Mr. Martin Engelberg, Member of the Austrian Parliament, Mrs. Barbara Kolm, VP of the Austrian National Bank, Gabriel Lansky, Lansky, Ganzger + partner, Mr. Leopold Berthold, Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH, Martin Längle, Liebherr-Werk Telfs GmbH, Mr. Thomas Kargl, ÖBB Rail Cargo Group, Mr. Michael Gerbavsits, Wirtschaftsagentur Burgenland and Mr. Orkhan Ismayilov, Lansky, Ganzger + partner.