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    UNIS/BIO/999
    13 December 2012

    New Permanent Representative of the United States of America
    Presents Credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 13 December (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of the United States of America, Joseph E. Macmanus, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    Since Mr. Macmanus entered the Foreign Service in 1986 he has served in various capacities, among them:

    Minister Counselor, Executive Assistant to the Secretary of State (2008-11 and in 2012); Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs (2011-12); Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs (2005-08); various positions, Department of State for Legislative Affairs (2003-08); Assistant to the Deputy Director, US Information Agency (1995-99); various Public Diplomacy positions in Mexico, El Salvador, Poland, Belgium and at the US Information Agency headquarters, Washington DC (1986-2003).

    Mr. Macmanus holds a B.A. in English from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters in Information Science from the State University of New York.


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