Biden picks Thomas Nides as ambassador to Israel
Biden also named his ambassador picks to NATO, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Gambia, Guinea, Paraguay and Costa Rica.
WASHINGTON – US President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced that he intends to appoint Thomas Nides as the country's next ambassador to Israel. Nides’ name emerged in April as the likely ambassador.
Nides is currently the managing director and vice chairman of Morgan Stanley, working with global clients and external and governmental affairs issues. He previously served as deputy secretary of state for management and resources under Hillary Clinton from 2011 to 2013. He was also awarded the secretary of state’s Distinguished Service Award in January 2013.