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KARAPETYAN Karen

KARAPETYAN Karen

RPA First VIce President, Prime minister of the RoA

Was born on August 14, 1963 in the City of 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
2008 - elected Areximbank CJSC Board Chairman
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
As of 26 January-RPA First VIce President, Chairman of RPA Political Committee
1989 - First higher degree in economics (Candidate of Science) received. 2006 – Anania Shirakatsi Medal, awarded under RA President’s decree. 2008 - Anania Shirakatsi Medal, awarded under NKR President’s decree; 2016 – Mesrop Mashtots Order. 2010 - Ph.D. in economics received. He is author of 32 research papers.
Member of the Republican Party of Armenia and Member of RPA Executive Body since 2016
Married, has three children.