Peirre Vimont

Pierre Vimont was appointed Ambassador of France to the United States by President Nicolas Sarkozy on August 1, 2007. Mr. Vimont joined the Foreign Service in 1977. He was posted in London from 1978 to 1981 and then spent the next four years with the Press and Information Office at the Quai d’Orsay. From 1985 to 1986 he was seconded to the Institute for East-West Security in New York. Returning to Europe, he held a variety of appointments, including deputy director general of the entire Cultural, Scientific and Technical Relations Department from 1996 to 1997 and director of European Cooperation from 1997 to 1999. He was ambassador and permanent representative of France to the European Union from 1999 to 2002 and until August he served chief of staff to the minister of foreign affairs. (2007)



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