Armand Arton Appointed Special Economic Envoy to Antigua and Barbuda

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Hon. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda announces the appointment of Mr. Armand Arton, President & CEO of Arton Capital as a Special Economic Envoy

Hon. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda (left) with Mr. Armand Arton (right)

Hon. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda (left) with Mr. Armand Arton (right)

Promoting global citizenship as a way of life comes with certain responsibilities. It is our obligation to advocate transparency and to nurture best industry practices so that global citizen programs can play their primary role in the modern economy

Mr. Armand Arton, CEO of Arton Capital, has been appointed Special Economic Envoy to the Gulf Cooperation Council by the Hon. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda. Mr. Arton joins the likes of respected Hollywood icon Robert De Niro and billionaire financier Martin Franklin who were appointed in December 2014.

Commenting on Armand Arton’s appointment, the Hon. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda said: “I am delighted to announce that Armand Arton will act as a Special Economic Envoy for our country. My government feels that Mr. Arton’s knowledge and expertise in the field of Economic Citizenship will be beneficial in helping us to achieve our vision of positioning Antigua and Barbuda as a best practice model for citizenship and residency programs in the Gulf Cooperation Council region and beyond.”

In his position as a Special Economic Envoy, Mr. Arton’s role is to attract foreign direct investment to Antigua and Barbuda by advocating the country’s citizenship by investment program. One of the most recent achievements of Mr. Arton in this regard is the attracting of a strategic prominent investor from the UAE in the Callaloo Cay real estate project on the island.

“The commitment to Antigua and Barbuda is aligned with Arton’s multifold strategy of developing a sustainable future for the industry,” according to the country’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Mr. Casroy James. In 2014 alone, the company published three specialized reports, in collaboration with prominent partners and organizations. The findings of these papers are now available to industry stakeholders, who can utilize them in the process of technical analysis and strategizing.

Commenting on his nomination, Mr. Arton said: “Promoting global citizenship as a way of life comes with certain responsibilities. It is our obligation to advocate transparency and to nurture best industry practices so that global citizen programs can play their primary role in the modern economy – serve as a means for sustainable development and strengthening multicultural dialogue.”

About Arton Capital

Arton Capital empowers individuals and families to become Global Citizens. As a global financial advisory firm, specializing in investor programs for residence and citizenship Arton plays a critical role in helping governments, consultants, legal and financial professionals and investors to meet their goals quickly, efficiently and more effectively. Arton’s global operations are spread in over 12 offices around the world and have helped attract over US $2.5 billion foreign direct investment to countries. Arton Capital is a member of The Arton Group, which comprises of fully licensed banking, financial advisory and investment consulting companies tailored to the needs of global citizens.

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