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
1980 - 1985, Yerevan State University, Faculty of Applied Mathematics
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
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.