Emil Boc (Romanian pronunciation: [e'mil 'bok]; born 6 September 1966) is a Romanian politician who was Prime Minister of Romania from 22 December 2008 until 6 February 2012 and is the current Mayor of Cluj-Napoca, the largest city of Transylvania, where he was first elected in July 2004.
Boc was also the president of the Democratic Liberal Party, which proposed and supported him as Prime Minister in late 2008, from December 2004 until July 2012.
On 13 October 2009, his cabinet fell after losing a motion of no confidence in Parliament.
He was acting as the head of acting cabinet until a new Prime Minister and cabinet were confirmed by Parliament.
On 17 December 2009, President Traian Basescu designated him again to form a new government, receiving afterwards the vote of confidence from the Parliament.