John C. Holzman

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John C. Holzman
United States Ambassador to Bangladesh
In office
August 1, 1997 – July 6, 2000
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byDavid Nathan Merrill
Succeeded byMary Ann Peters
Personal details
Born1944
California
Alma materGeorgetown University;
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

John C. Holzman is an American diplomat and the former United States Ambassador to Bangladesh.[1]

Early life[edit]

Holzmane graduated from the Kalani High School.[2] He completed his undergraduate at the School of Foreign Service at the Georgetown University in 1967. He completed his graduate studies from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University in 1972.[3]

Career[edit]

In 1973, Holzmane joined the United States State Department. He was the Deputy Director of the Office of Israel and Israeli Affairs in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs from 1986 to 1989. He served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Ghana from 1989 to 1992. From 1992 to 1994, he was the Director of the Office of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh Affairs in the Bureau of South Asian Affairs. From 1992 to 1994 he served as the Director of the Office of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh Affairs in the Bureau of South Asian Affairs. From 1994 to 1997, he served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan.[3][4] He was appointed the United States AMbassador to Bangladesh on August 1, 1997. He presented his credentials in Dhaka on September 2, 1997. He left his post on July 6, 2000.[5] He served as a foreign policy adviser at the U.S. Pacific Command and at U.S. Central Command. He was in charge of the team that created the American Embassy from the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq. He is the Chairman of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawai'i System.[2][6][7]

Personal life[edit]

Holzmane is married to Kim Hom, they have three children.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Holzman calls on Commerce Minister". The Daily Star. 21 January 2000. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b "John C. Holzman: Executive Profile & Biography". bloomberg.com. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "John C. Holzman, Ambassador to Bangladesh". 1997-2001.state.gov. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  4. ^ "WikiLeaks: Mullah Omar a 'control freak', 'man of few words'". The Express Tribune. 15 June 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  5. ^ "John C. Holzman". history.state.gov. Office of the Historian. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  6. ^ Independent, The Hawaii. "The Hawaii Independent: UH seeking new general lease for Mauna Kea". hawaiiindependent.net. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  7. ^ Paul, James. "Behind the Scenes,". globalpolicy.org. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
David Nathan Merrill
United States Ambassador to Bangladesh
1997–2000
Succeeded by
Mary Ann Peters