José Antonio Meade Kuribreña

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Meade and the second or maternal family name is Kuribreña.

José Antonio Meade
José Antonio Meade Kuribreña (2013)
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
December 1, 2012
President Enrique Peña Nieto
Preceded by Patricia Espinosa Cantellano
Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit
In office
9 September 2011 – 30 November 2012
Preceded by Ernesto Cordero Arroyo
Succeeded by Luis Videgaray Caso
Secretariat of Energy
In office
7 January 2011 – 9 September 2011
Preceded by Georgina Kessel
Succeeded by Jordy Herrera Flores
Personal details
Born José Antonio Meade Kuribreña
27 February 1969
Mexico City
Nationality Mexican
Alma mater Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Yale University
Meade (right) with John Kerry and John Baird

José Antonio Meade Kuribreña is a Mexican economist, lawyer and diplomat and current Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs.


Meade Kuribreña is of British[citation needed] and Lebanese[1] descent. Meade served as Secretary of Energy (7 January to 9 September 2011),[2] then as Secretary of Finance in the cabinet of President Felipe Calderon (9 September 2011 to 30 November 2012).[3]

Since 1 December 2012 Meade is the current Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Enrique Peña Nieto.


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Spanish Wikipedia.
  1. ^ Presencia de México en el mundo libanés
  2. ^ SENER (Spanish)
  3. ^ "José Antonio Meade Kuribreña". Presidencia de la República. 15 January 2013. Retrieved 30 August 2013.  (Spanish)

External links[edit]

José Antonio Meade Kuribreña on Twitter