Octavian Armașu

Octavian Armașu
Governor of the National Bank of Moldova
Assumed office
30 November 2018
Preceded bySergiu Cioclea
Minister of Finance
In office
20 January 2016 – 30 November 2018
PresidentNicolae Timofti
Igor Dodon
Prime MinisterPavel Filip
Preceded byAnatol Arapu
Succeeded byIon Chicu
Personal details
Born (1969-06-29) 29 June 1969 (age 51)
Chișinău, Moldovan SSR
Alma materTechnical University of Moldova

Octavian Armașu (born 29 June 1969 in Chișinău, USSR) is a Moldovan politician who currently serves as Minister of Finances of Moldova since January 2016,[1] succeeding Anatol Arapu at this post. On 30 November 2018 he became the head of the National Bank of Moldova, succeeding Sergiu Cioclea at this post.

Professional experience

Previously, Armașu worked since 1996 in the private economics sector, at a few companies in Moldova.[2]

  • 2004-2016: Financial Director CFO, Südzucker Moldova, Republic of Moldova
  • 2001-2004: Head Controlling (planning, budgeting, financial analysis, strategic financial planning), Südzucker Moldova, Republic of Moldova
  • 1999-2001: Controller, Südzucker International GmbH
  • 1997-1999: Senior Consultant, Honest Business Consulting, Moldova-Dutch Joint Venture
  • 1996-1997: Sales Manager, Glass Container Company, Republic of Moldova


Marital status

Octavian Armașu is married and has two children.


On 30 September 2016, a Moldovan civic activist, Andrei Donică, spilled a bucket of milk over Octavian Armașu, reproaching him the actions done by the government in case of $1 billion fraud.[3][4]


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Political offices
Preceded by
Anatol Arapu
Minister of Finance
Succeeded by
Ion Chicu
Political offices
Preceded by
Sergiu Cioclea
National Bank of Moldova

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