Кирил Вътев

Kiril Vatev

Minister of Agriculture and Food

Kiril Vatev graduated from the National Sports Academy with a “Freestyle Wrestling” profile (1978-1982) and was a freestyle wrestling coach for 11 years. He left the sport in 1991. Together with his brother, they started making sandwiches, but it turned out that it was difficult to find quality sausages. In 1993, they registered the company “Tandem-V” and gradually moved from the production of sandwiches to meat delicacies.

He is the chairman of the Association of Meat Processors in Bulgaria.

Co-owner and manager of “Tandem-V” (1993)

From June 2023, he is the Minister of Agriculture and Food in the Denkov-Gabriel cabinet.

Married, with a son and a daughter.