CU Alumni Kin Moy Announced as Director of the American Institute in Taiwan

http://www.ait.org.tw/zh/pressrelease-pr1517.html

梅健華將接任美國在台協會處長

PR-1507C | 20150507

梅健華(Kin W. Moy)將接任美國在台協會處長

美國在台協會(AIT)宣布, 梅健華(Kin W. Moy) 獲任命為台北辦事處新任處長,將於2015年夏天正式接替馬啟思(Christopher J. Marut)處長。1979年訂定的《台灣關係法》授權美國在台協會負責推展美國人民與台灣人民之間的商務、文化及其他關係。

...梅氏加入美國外交行列已逾20年,曾多次派駐於亞太地區或擔任專司亞太事務的官職。梅氏最近擔任的外交職務為主管中國、蒙古和台灣事務的亞太副助理國務卿;在此之前,他則是前國務卿希拉蕊‧柯林頓辦公室的副執行秘書。他也曾擔任前國務卿康朵麗莎‧萊斯辦公室執行秘書處幕僚主任、東南亞海洋處副處長、中國暨蒙古事務處科長,以及前國務卿馬德琳‧歐布萊特辦公室執行秘書處特別助理。

除了在華府地區的職務以外,梅氏也曾派駐於美國駐北京大使館、美國駐首爾大使館、以及美國駐釜山領事館。

梅健華為資深職業外交官,目前的官銜為公使銜參贊。梅氏精通華語,畢業於哥倫比亞大學和明尼蘇達大學。梅氏和夫人陳舲舲(Kathy Chen)育有四名子女,目前定居於馬里蘭州的切維蔡斯(Chevy Chase)。

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www.ait.org.tw

May 7, 2015

Kin Moy Announced as Director of the American Institute in Taiwan

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Kin W. Moy as the new Director of its Taipei office, succeeding Mr. Christopher J. Marut beginning summer 2015. The Taiwan Relations Act of 1979 created the American Institute in Taiwan to conduct the commercial, cultural and other relations between the people of the United States and the people on Taiwan.

Mr. Moy has been in the United States Foreign Service for over 20 years, and has extensive experience working in and on the Asia-Pacific region. Mr. Moy’s most recent diplomatic assignment was at the Department of State in Washington, DC, where he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, with responsibility for China, Mongolia, and Taiwan. Prior to that assignment, he served as Deputy Executive Secretary in the Office of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He also served as Director of the Executive Secretariat Staff in the Office of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Deputy Director of the Office of Maritime Southeast Asia, Desk Officer in the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs, and Special Assistant in the Executive Secretariat in the Office of Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

In addition to his Washington assignments, Mr. Moy has served in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, and the U.S. Consulate in Busan.

Mr. Moy is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service and holds the personal rank of Minister Counselor. He graduated from Columbia University and the University of Minnesota, and is a Mandarin speaker. Mr. Moy and his wife Kathy Chen currently reside in Chevy Chase, Maryland with their four children.

 

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