Officially In: Scot A. Marciel to Jakarta

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On June 28, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Scot A. Marciel to be Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia. The WH released the following brief bio:

Scot Marciel is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service.  He most recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southeast Asia in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs and concurrently as Ambassador for ASEAN Affairs.  He previously served as Director of the Office of Maritime Southeast Asia; Director of the Office of Mainland Southeast Asia; Director of the Office of Southeast Europe; and Economic Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara.  He has also served in Hong Kong, Hanoi, Sao Paulo, and Manila.

Mr. Marciel received a Master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a BA from the University of California at Davis.

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