José Antonio Meade Kuribreña

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José Antonio Meade Kuribreña
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Secretary of Finance and Public Credit
Assumed office
7 September 2016
President Enrique Peña Nieto
Preceded by Luis Videgaray Caso
In office
7 January 2011 – 30 November 2012
President Felipe Calderón
Preceded by Ernesto Cordero Arroyo
Succeeded by Luis Videgaray Caso
Secretary of Social Development
In office
27 August 2015 – 6 September 2016
President Enrique Peña Nieto
Preceded by Rosario Robles
Succeeded by Luis Enrique Miranda
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
In office
1 December 2012 – 26 August 2015
President Enrique Peña Nieto
Preceded by Patricia Espinosa
Succeeded by Claudia Ruiz Massieu
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 48)
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 (born 27 February 1969)[1] is a Mexican politician, economist, lawyer and diplomat who has served as Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Secretary of Social Development, Secretary of Energy and currently serves as the Secretary of Finance and Public Credit, being this the second time he holds this position within the Mexican government.

Biography[edit]

Meade is the son of Dionisio Meade y Garcia de Leon[2][3] and his wife, daughter of the lawyer and sculptor José Kuri Breña.[4] The Meade Kuribreña family is a Mexican family of Irish[5] and Lebanese[6] descent. Meade served as Secretary of Energy (7 January to 9 September 2011),[7] then as Secretary of Finance in the cabinet of President Felipe Calderón (9 September 2011 to 30 November 2012).[8]

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

Other activities[edit]

Recognition[edit]

In February 2016, the League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 12 in Laredo, Texas, announced that Meade and George P. Bush, the Texas land commissioner, would both receive the titles of "Señor Internacional," a designation used since 1976 to honor distinguished figures in the border region as part of the annual Washington's Birthday Celebration.[13]

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External links[edit]

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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
2015–2016
Succeeded by
Luis Enrique Miranda
Preceded by
Luis Videgaray Caso
Secretary of Finance and Public Credit
2016–present
Incumbent