Plamen Dimitrov was born on September 20, 1963 in the town of Rousse, where he graduated from Electrical Engineering School and later graduated as a mechanical engineer at the Nikola Vaptsarov Higher Naval School in Varna.
From 1997 to 1999 he continued his university studies at the Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”. He graduated as a Master in Human Resource Management.
In 1997, Plamen Dimitrov was elected Deputy Chairperson for Common Policy, Organization, Coordination and Control at CITUB. Since 2003 he has been chairman of the MB of the College of Workers’ Education. Since 2007, at the 6th Congress of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions (CITUB), he has been elected Vice-President of the Confederation.
On October 12, 2010, the Co-ordinating Council of CITUB by a full majority elects CITUB Vice-President Plamen Dimitrov as President of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria for the time of the 7th CITUB Congress in the spring of 2012. On May 3, 2013 VII Congress of CITUB elects Plamen Dimitrov as Confederation leader.
Plamen Dimitrov is a member of the European Economic and Social Council and of the Economic and Social Council of the Republic of Bulgaria. Represents CITUB in the Executive Committee of the European Trade Union Confederation and in the Pan-European Regional Council of the International Trade Union Confederation.