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 Social Development
Assumed office
27 August 2015
President Enrique Peña Nieto
Preceded by Rosario Robles
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
In office
1 December 2012 – 27 August 2015
President Enrique Peña Nieto
Preceded by Patricia Espinosa
Succeeded by Claudia Ruiz Massieu
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 Social Development.

Biography[edit]

The Secretary is the son of Dionisio Meade y Garcia de Leon[1][2] and his wife, daughter of the lawyer and sculptor José Kuri Breña.[3]The Meade Kuribreña family is a Mexican family of Irish[4] and Lebanese[5] descent. Meade served as Secretary of Energy (7 January to 9 September 2011),[6] then as Secretary of Finance in the cabinet of President Felipe Calderon (9 September 2011 to 30 November 2012).[7]

Since 1 December 2012 Meade was the Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Enrique Peña Nieto. In August 2015, he became the Secretary for Social Development.

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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
2012–2015
Succeeded by
Claudia Ruiz Massieu
Preceded by
Rosario Robles
Secretary of Social Development
2015–present
Incumbent