Birzhin Andrey Aleksandrovich: biography, personal life, professional activity
Birzhin Andrey Alexandrovich-a talented entrepreneur. He is the founder of the Glorax Group of Companies. During his time he has gained wide experience in the implementation of various projects. Although the entrepreneur himself believes that this is the success of his entire team of professionals.
Birzhin Andrey, whose biography began asand most of the Soviet boys, was born on 12.04.1981 in the Ivanovo region, the city of Shuya, but grew up and brought up in the city of Khotkovo, in the Moscow region. Andrey's father, Aleksandr Pavlovich Birzhin, was sent to the local Elektroizolit plant as a plant engineer and went from a young specialist to the CEO of PJSC Elektroizolit. Not surprisingly, the son also wanted to reach serious heights and decided to create his own business.
After school in 1998 Birzhin entered the Faculty of Economics and Management at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. He graduated from the University in 2002. Then he immediately entered the magistracy, combining his studies with work, since at that time the interests of the young entrepreneur were already focused on developing their own business.
A businessman grew up in Moscow (although his homelandis the city of Shuya), in the same place and began his career. First there were small projects developed for small territories. From 2001 to 2005, Andrei Alexandrovich worked as general director of OOO Geostroydizayn. Then until 2009 he was the General Director of LLC Zhilstroy.
Shuya's hometown could not have achieved such success inthe process of climbing the career ladder. In the capital Birzhin received an invaluable experience. Andrei Alexeyevich ten years improved in the construction and repair of office buildings, industrial facilities and residential buildings. He did not ignore the sports complexes and other city facilities.
All this time Andrei Alexandrovich is verywas attentive to any details in the work. The entrepreneur is sure that business can not be built on quick and thoughtless decisions. On the way to the goal, attention and scrupulousness is necessary. It is these principles that guide Birzhin.
The company "Tekta"
In the year 2009 Andrey Birzhin founded Tekta Group, which in a very short time, literally in three years, was included in the list of the largest developers of the Moscow region. Under the leadership of Birzhin, the company increased its investment portfolio six-fold. In 2010, Andrei Birzhin acquires the Elektroizolit plant, which in the future will become part of the Glorax Group. The entrepreneur invests in the development of the enterprise and in every way promotes his withdrawal to the leading positions in the Russian and international market of electrical insulating and electric power materials. In 2012, Andrei Birzhin makes a deal to buy OAO Mosavtodor and Partners, the largest company in the Moscow region, which deals with road construction, has a fleet of modern high-performance and economical equipment, and also produces asphalt mixes of various types.
In 2012, "Tekta" was on the fifth place in the list of major developers in the publication "Expert". At the same time, the company received the "Company of the Year" award in the RBC rating.
Company "Glorax Group"
Andrei Aleksandrovich decided to expand the sphereinterests. The businessman sold his stake in Tekta, then founded a new group of companies. Birzhin Andrey Aleksandrovich (Glorax Capital initially had a private equity fund) focused its efforts on the development of several directions at once. The group of companies was simultaneously engaged in construction, energy, infrastructure management and IT-technologies.
First, "Glorax" acquired shares inenterprises and organizations in these industries. It could be an existing business or a start-up. Then the companies bought made a solid investment. I started to trace a clear chain from the idea of creating a product before it appeared on the market and the final offer to the consumer. Under the same scheme, "Glorax" is still working.
Birzhin Andrew does not forget about charityand social activities. The company "Glorax Group", created by the businessman, constantly participates in the improvement of urban areas, helps to reconstruct the cathedrals, and is engaged in social construction. Andrei Aleksandrovich actively supports children's sports and many other social movements. To create separate projects and support existing ones, Glorax Life was created as a separate direction in the activity of the Civil Code.
Group of companies "Glorax" deals with differentdirections that are not related to the development. Nevertheless, the real estate industry remains a priority. Birzhin Andrey established a subsidiary company Glorax Development in 2014. Its specialization is the construction of residential complexes, social infrastructure facilities and commercial real estate.
Now the portfolio of Glorax Development projectsis more than 2 million square meters. This territory includes St. Petersburg, Moscow region and directly the capital of Russia. The main tasks of the company are the creation of high-quality housing, commercial real estate and social facilities in demand on the market. In 2016, the company entered the top ten best St. Petersburg developers.
In business Birzhin Andrey considers the largestvalue of people, especially professionals in their field. For an entrepreneur, the team is not just hired employees. The businessman highly appreciates creativity and professionalism, ambitiousness and competence in people. Birzhin believes that only a team with these qualities can achieve great success and excellent results. Andrei Alexandrovich loves high-speed and expensive cars. He is fond of racing and extreme sports.
An entrepreneur often participates in variousexpeditions. Contains a team of racers, but they only act on the "Ferrari" and under the Swiss flag. Birzhin believes that not only for extreme races, but also for working issues, it is necessary to carefully prepare. Where perseverance is justified, it must be demonstrated, and where the risk is irrelevant, it is necessary to exercise restraint.
The entrepreneur does not advertise his personallife, so information about his wife and children is not enough. Andrei Birzhin's wife is Sofia. It is known that Sofia Birzhina gave birth to two children and devotes all her free time to their upbringing. Sofia pays much attention to projects in the field of social responsibility, education and charity.
Andrei Alexandrovich - not only prosperousbusinessman. He is the owner of many awards and awards. In the nomination "Innovation in business" he received the title "Person of the Year". Birzhin was awarded the Order of Sergius of Radonezh of the second degree. According to the rating of the Association of Managers of the Russian Federation and the publication of Kommersant, Andrei Alexandrovich entered the list of the best leaders in the field of construction.