The President of the United States, Donald trump intends to appoint the former Governor of Utah John Huntsman Ambassador to Russia. About it reports Reuters with reference to the representative of the White house.
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, reminds TASS.
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.