According to the official White house statement, US President, Donald trump will appoint the American Ambassador in Russia John Huntsman previously served as U.S. representative in China.
The huntsman is an experienced diplomat who served in the administrations of five U.S. presidents, and in 2012 claimed the post of the candidate in US presidents from Republican party.
In late may, the current U.S. Ambassador in Moscow John Tefft, whose term expires in the autumn, said that this post can change the huntsman.
John Huntsman 57 years. He speaks the Chinese language, has seven children. In 2016, Forbes magazine estimated his fortune at $ 1 billion.
In 1992, at the age of 32 years, huntsman headed the US diplomatic mission in Singapore, becoming the youngest U.S. Ambassador in over 100 years. The Governor of Utah, he was in 2005-2009. During this period, Utah was among the top three States in terms of doing business, its budget rose from $16.7 million to $22.8 million
In 2009, President Barack Obama appointed Jon Huntsman Ambassador to China. The post the huntsman took up to 2011.