THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
THE PRESIDENT NAMES AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF GUINEA
The President today announced his intent to nominate Tibor Nagy, Jr. of Texas, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, as Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea.
Mr. Nagy is a member of the 1995-1996 Executive Seminar on National and International Affairs. He served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Lagos, Nigeria from 1993 to 1995. Prior to Lagos, Mr. Nagy served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Cameroon (1990-1993) and Togo (1987-1990). His other overseas postings were Ethiopia (1984-1986), Seychelles (1981-1983), and Zambia (1979-1981). His domestic tours include serving as Post Management Officer/Systems Administrator in the Bureau of African Affairs (1983-1984), and as a management analyst for the General Services Administration.
Mr. Nagy was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1949. He received a B.A. in History and Government from Texas Tech University in 1972 and an M.S.A. in Information Technology from George Washington University in 1978. Mr. Nagy speaks Hungarian and French. He has been married to Eva Jane Whitfall since 1971. The Nagys have triplets (Tiza, Peter, and Stephen) who were born in Zimbabwe in 1980.