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Tigran Sargsyan

Chairman

BIOGRAPHY IN NUMBERS
Date and Place of Birth
January 29, 1960  Town of Kirovakan, (Vanadzor)
Education
1977-1978                     Technical College No. 14, Yerevan
1978-1980  Institute of National Economy, Planning and Economy Department, Yerevan
1980- 1983  Financial-Economic Institute after N. A. Voznesensky, with honors diploma, Leningrad (Soviet Union)
1983- 1987 Post-graduate course at Financial-Economic Institute after N. A. Voznesensky, thesis entitled “Regional social-economic development planning on Armenia's example,” Master of Economic Sciences
1994 “Law-making activity,” International Institute of Law, Washington, USA
1996- 1997 “Effective Banking Management,” Institute of Economic Development, World Bank, Washington, USA.
Career Experience
1987-1990  R&D Institute of Economy and Planning, senior researcher, international economic relations, Head of the unit
1988-1993 Republican Council of Young Specialists and Scientists, chairman
1990- 1991 Coordinator of standing seminars on economic reform for banking specialists
1990-1995 MP, chairman of RA NA standing commission on financial-crediting and fiscal affairs, member of the Presidium of the Supreme Council
1993- 1994 Yerevan State University, lecturer in banking management
1995-1998 Armenian Bankers' Association, chairman
1995-2008 Transition Society Research Institute, director
1998 – 2005 RA Central Bank, chairman
2005 – 2008 RA Central Bank, chairman, re-appointed
2008-2014  Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia
2014 June Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the United States of America.
Awards
  Holder of 1st degree medal “For Services Contributed to the Motherland”
  Holder of Anania Shirakatsi Medal
Other
  Author of over 20 scientific articles
  State Economics University, honorary doctor
  Diplomatic Rank-Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Languages
  English, Russian
Marital Status
  Married, has a daughter, two sons and grandchildren

 

Tigran Sargsyan is an Armenian political figure, economist, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the United States of America. He was the Prime Minister of Armenian from 9 April 2008 until on 3 April 2014. 

 

Tigran Sargsyan was born in Vanadzor. From 1980 to 1983 he attended Leningrad's Voznesenski Financial and Economic Institute. From 1983 to 1987 his postgraduate education ended in obtaining PhD degree. From 1987 to 1990 he worked as the Chief of Department for Foreign Economic Relations of Scientific Researches Institute of Economic Planning in Armenia.


From 1988 to 1993 he worked at the post of Chairman of Republican Council of Young Specialists and Scientists. From 1990 to 1995 he was a member of Supreme Council of the Republic of Armenia and the Chair of Standing Commission for Financial, Credit and Budget Affairs. From 1995 to 1998 he was the Director of Scientific Researches Institute of Social Reforms. From 1995 to 1998 he was the Chairman of Armenian Banks Association. Sargsyan occupied the post of Chairman of the Central Bank of armenia from 3 March 1998 and was reelected by the Armenian National Assembly as CBA chairman for a second seven-year term on 2 March 2005. He was CBA chairman until 9 April 2008, when he was appointed asPrime Minister of Armenia by President Serzh Sargsyan upon the latter's inauguration.


Author of more than 20 scientific articles. He was awarded the medal "Anania Shirakatsi" and 1st degree medal “For Services Contributed to the Motherland”. Has the rank of reserve officer. Honorary Doctor of the University of Economics. Has the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

 

Sargsyan is married and has three children: daughter, two sons and two grandchild.

 

 

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