Armen Martirossian joined ELA’s team in 2018. He began his public activity in 1998 with the conviction that it is the combination of forces and the outcome of the necessary activities that make it possible to defend the rights of citizens and the interests of the “Antares” company, of which he is the director. Together with other participants in the advertising industry, he founded in 1998 the “Advertising Council of Armenia”, an NGO of which he was elected president. The same year, he actively participated in the creation of the Union of Packers of Armenia and became a board member of that organization. In 2001, along with several other publishers, he founded the Union of Publishers of Armenia. He is the President of the “Popok” international advertising festival. He is Armenia’s representative at the Interstate Council for Antimonopoly Policies of CIS countries. He is a representative of Kiev, Minsk, Moscow, Slovenia and Cannes advertising festivals in Armenia. In 2008, he studied lobbying in the United States and organized the protection of business interests of various business communities in Armenia. In 2007, he participated actively in civil and political struggle. He is the President of the Armenian Literature Foundation and the founder of the “Book Institute” NGO. In 2008, he was one of the founders of the advertising profession at the Armenian-Russian (Slavonic) State University. He is a lecturer at the Slavonic State University and the Brusov State University of Languages. The “Antares” publishing house headed by him is the leader in that field in Armenia. He has published more than 3 500 books aimed at solving publishing, but also literary, translation, scientific and other issues, and to strengthen the writer-translator-publisher-reader chain in Armenia. Armen Martirosyan is convinced that people need to continuously learn, refresh their knowledge, improve their skills and abilities throughout their lives, not only through communication or experience, but through diverse educational opportunities. He has six professions.