Biden appoints Ambassador Denise Campbell Boyer as US Ambassador to France

The White House announced Friday that Democrat leader Joe Biden has appointed Denise Campbell Boyer, an experienced diplomat and advocate for the role of women in politics, as US ambassador to France.

Denise Campbell Boyer, 57, headed the US embassy in Brussels between 2013 and 2017. Formerly a member of the Democratic leadership (2008-2012), he participated in two of Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns. State Department. He will replace Republican Jamie McCartney, a businessman and lawyer appointed by Donald Trump in 2017, and the ex-wife of Frank McCourt, owner of the Olympic de Marseille football club.

His appointment has not yet been approved by the Senate. A political science graduate from Occidental College in Los Angeles, he began his career as a television journalist in the California metropolis before becoming a spokesman for the American Red Cross in San Francisco (1993-94). In Brussels, he was the head of one of the largest US embassies in Europe. “Reputation as Leader of Cooperation, High Ethics and Crisis Management Skills”, The White House said in a statement.

She too “Focuses on building partnerships in Atlantic security and international trade development”. Returning to the United States after the victory of Republican Donald Trump, he participated in Joe Biden’s presidential campaign in 2019 and returned to politics. He was particularly supportive of women starting their first campaign. He is fluent in French and will be the US Ambassador to Monaco.

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