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 Kuribreña
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Secretary of Foreign Affairs
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 December 2012
President Enrique Peña Nieto
Preceded by Patricia Espinosa
Secretary of Finance and Public Credit
In office
9 September 2011 – 30 November 2012
President Felipe Calderón
Preceded by Ernesto Cordero Arroyo
Succeeded by Luis Videgaray Caso
Secretary of Energy
In office
7 January 2011 – 9 September 2011
President Felipe Calderón
Preceded by Georgina Kessel
Succeeded by Jordy Herrera Flores
Personal details
Born José Antonio Meade Kuribreña
(1969-02-27) 27 February 1969 (age 46)
Mexico City, Mexico
Political party Independent
Alma mater Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Yale University
Website Government website
Meade (right) with John Kerry and John Baird

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

Biography[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  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

Political offices
Preceded by
Jordy Herrera Flores
Secretary of Energy
2011
Succeeded by
Georgina Kessel
Preceded by
Ernesto Cordero Arroyo
Secretary of Finance and Public Credit
2011–2012
Succeeded by
Luis Videgaray Caso
Preceded by
Patricia Espinosa
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
2012–present
Incumbent