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Charles Edgar Redman (born December 24, 1943 in Waukegan, Illinois) is a former United States diplomat. From 1987 to 1989, he was Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs. He served as United States Ambassador to Sweden from 1989-1992, and United States Ambassador to Germany from 1994-1996. In 1996, he joined Bechtel Group, Inc. as senior vice president. He graduated from the United States Air Force Academy and Harvard University.[1]


  1. ^ "Nomination of Charles E. Redman To Be an Assistant Secretary of State". UCSB. Retrieved 4 February 2018.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Bernard Kalb
Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs
June 29, 1987 – March 1, 1989
Succeeded by
Margaret D. Tutwiler
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Gregory J. Newell
U.S. Ambassador to Sweden
1989 - 1992
Succeeded by
Thomas L. Siebert
Preceded by
Richard Holbrooke
U.S. Ambassador to Germany
1994 - 1996
Succeeded by
James D. Bindenagel