John C. Holzman
John C. Holzman (born 1944) is an American diplomat and the former United States Ambassador to Bangladesh.
John C. Holzman
|United States Ambassador to Bangladesh|
August 1, 1997 – July 6, 2000
|Preceded by||David Nathan Merrill|
|Succeeded by||Mary Ann Peters|
|Born||1944 (age 76–77)|
|Alma mater||Georgetown University;|
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Holzmane graduated from the Kalani High School. He completed his undergraduate at the School of Foreign Service at the Georgetown University in 1967. He completed his graduate studies from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University in 1972.
In 1973, Holzmane joined the United States State Department. He was the Deputy Director of the Office of Israel and Israeli Affairs in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs from 1986 to 1989. He served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Ghana from 1989 to 1992. From 1992 to 1994, he was the Director of the Office of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh Affairs in the Bureau of South Asian Affairs. From 1992 to 1994 he served as the Director of the Office of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh Affairs in the Bureau of South Asian Affairs. From 1994 to 1997, he served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. He was appointed the United States AMbassador to Bangladesh on August 1, 1997. He presented his credentials in Dhaka on September 2, 1997. He left his post on July 6, 2000. He served as a foreign policy adviser at the U.S. Pacific Command and at U.S. Central Command. He was in charge of the team that created the American Embassy from the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq. He is the Chairman of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawai'i System.
Holzmane is married to Kim Hom, they have three children.
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