THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES EDWARD M. GABRIEL AS U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO
President Clinton today announced his intent to nominate Edward M. Gabriel to be United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco.
Mr. Gabriel, of Washington, D.C., has an extensive background in international affairs, having convened multilateral policy forums involving national security, environmental, trade and energy issues. He has been involved in matters of Russian and European nuclear non-proliferation and safety. He is a founding member of the American Task Force for Lebanon, where he has been active in advising the Administration on Middle Eastern matters. Mr. Gabriel was a senior officer in a private multinational company, responsible for government relations in Brussels, Moscow, London, Hong Kong, Denver, and Washington. For the past two years, he has been an adviser to multinational corporations on international trade and domestic policy.
Mr. Gabriel was born in Olean, New York. He earned a B.S. in Accounting from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1972. He is married to Kathleen Mary Linehan.