THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Los Angeles, California) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release July 9, 1999
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES TIBOR P. NAGY, JR. AS U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE FEDERATIVE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA
The President today announced his intent to nominate Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. to be U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
Mr. Tibor B. Nagy, Jr., of Texas, is a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, and is currently serving as Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea. He served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Lagos, Nigeria from l993 to l995. Prior to Lagos, Ambassador Nagy served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Cameroon (l990-l993) and Togo (l987-l990). His other overseas postings were Ethiopia (l984-l986), Seychelles (l98l-l983), and Zambia (l979-l98l). His domestic tours include the Executive Seminar on National and International Affairs (l995-l996), Post Management Officer/Systems Administrator in the Bureau of African Affairs (l983-l984), and as a management analyst for the General Services Administration.
He received a B.A. in History and Government from Texas Tech University and an M.S.A. in Information Technology from George Washington University. Ambassador Nagy speaks Hungarian and French.