Dodon Igor, Minister of Economy and Trade, born 18 February 1975 in the village of Sadova, Straseni District.
Igor Dodon is a graduate of the Agrarian University of Moldova, Department of Economy, also the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova –Department of Management; and the International Institute of Management – Department of Economic Law.
Holder of the degree of Doctor of Economics, after the graduation, he started his career as a Senior Specialist in the Clearing and Listing Departments, later as Manager of Electronic Systems of Negotiation, and – Director of the Marketing, Listing and Quotations Department, all with the Moldovan Stock Exchange.
Between 2001 and 2005 he is Chairman of the National Security Depository of Moldova.
In 2003 – 2005 he worked in the capacity of Chairman of the Moldovan Commodity Exchange.
Throughout the period 1997 – 2005, along with his major occupations he is involved in the academic activity as Professor of the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, the Free International University of Moldova, the International Institute of Management, and the State University of Moldova.
From May 2005 to September 2006 he holds the high position of Deputy Minister of Economy and Trade.
Starting with 18 September 2006, by Decree no.764-4 of the President of the Republic of Moldova he is appointed Minister of Economy and Trade.
Mr. Igor Dodon is married and father of a child.