THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release March 21, 1996
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES KENNETH BRILL TO BE AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS The President today announced his intent to nominate Kenneth
C. Brill of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus.
Currently the Executive Secretary of the Department of State, Mr. Brill's overseas experience includes serving as Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge of the U.S. Embassy in India, Consul General of the U.S. Consulate General in Calcutta, India, political counselor of the U.S. Embassy in Jordan, and a junior embassy officer at the U.S. Embassy in Accra, Ghana. In Washington, Mr. Brill's assignments have included executive assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Director of the Office of Egyptian Affairs, and Country Officer for Sudan and Uganda.
Mr. Brill is married to the former Mary Lee Pfeiffer and has two children, Katherine, age 12, and Christopher, age 9. A graduate of Ohio University, Mr. Brill received a MBA from the University of California-Berkeley after completing his military service in the U.S. Army. He was born in Texas in 1947 and speaks French and German.