Newly appointed Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan’s biography
YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 13, ARMENPRESS. On September 13 Karen Karapetyan has been appointed Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia.
“Armenpress” presents the 14th Armenian Prime Minister’s biography.
Date and place of birth August 14, 1963, Stepanakert
Education 1980 - 1985, Yerevan State University, Faculty of Applied Mathematics
Work Experience 1985-1996, Worked at the Computer Center of the Department of State Planning; at the Association of Scientists and Figures of Culture; simultaneously he was lecturer at the Yerevan State University 1996 - 1998, Armenergo State-owned enterprise, Deputy Director General 1998 - 2001, Armenergo CJSC, Director General 2001 - Appointed Deputy Minister of Energy of the Republic of Armenia 2001 - 2010, Armrosgazprom CJSC, Board Chairman and CEO 2009 – Elected Yerevan city council member from the RPA proportional list 2010 - 2011, Mayor of Yerevan 2011 - 2016, Gazprombank OJSC, First Vice President 2012 - 2016, Gazprom Mezhregiongaz JSC, Deputy Director General As of September 13, 2016, Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia
Other Information 1989 - Candidate of Science in Economics; 2006 - Anania Shirakatsi Medal awarded under Armenian President’s decree; 2008 - Anania Shirakatsi Medal awarded under NKR President’s decree; 2008 - elected Areximbank CJSC Board member; 2010 - Ph.D. in Economics; author of 32 research papers.