Official photo of Gips c.2009
|United States Ambassador to South Africa|
31 July 2009 – 2 January 2013
|Preceded by||Eric M. Bost|
|Succeeded by||Patrick Gaspard|
|Born||February 1, 1960|
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Berry Gips|
|Children||Sam, Peter, Ben|
|Alma mater||Princeton Day School
Yale School of Management.
Donald Henry Gips (born February 1, 1960) is the former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa from 2009-2013. Ambassador Gips was appointed by President Barack Obama on June 4 and confirmed by the Senate on July 7, 2009. He presented his credentials to South African President Jacob Zuma on October 1, 2009. He served until January 2, 2013.
Previously he was the Divisional Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development for Level 3 Communications and Director of Mindspeed Technologies. He was also on the advisory board for President Barack Obama's presidential transition team.
Gips raised over 500,000 dollars for President Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, and was one of his top "bundlers".
He is married to Elizabeth Berry and has two sons: Sam, Peter "Rex," and Ben.
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- "Obama Names Transition Team". Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2008-11-06.
- "Vice President Gore Names Donald Gips Domestic Policy Adviser". Retrieved 2008-11-06.
- "Two Dozen Bankrollers-Turned-Ambassadors Bundled At Least $10 Million For Barack Obama". Retrieved 2014-02-09.
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