President Bush named John Negroponte as the nation's first national intelligence director
President Bush named John Negroponte as the nation's first national intelligence director today. He will coordinate the work of all 15 U.S. agencies in field.
This is a brief profile. The left will scream about this!
JOHN D. NEGROPONTE
United States Ambassador to the United Nations
|John D. Negroponte was sworn in as United States Representative to the United Nations on September 18, 2001. Since 1997 Mr. Negroponte had been Executive Vice President for Global Markets of The McGraw-Hill Companies. |
On April 19, 2004, President Bush nominated Ambassador Negroponte to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq. And on May 6, 2004, the Senate confirmed his nomination.
From 1960 to 1997, Ambassador Negroponte was a member of the Career Foreign Service. He served at eight different Foreign Service posts in Asia,
Europe and Latin America; and he also held important positions at the State Department and the White House.
Among his more recent assignments, Mr. Negroponte was Ambassador to Honduras (1981-85); Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (1985-87); Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (1987-89); Ambassador to Mexico (1989-93); and Ambassador to the Philippines (1993-96).
Ambassador Negroponte is a graduate of Yale University. He and his wife, Diana, have five children.