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The Honorable Joseph Yun, U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia

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The Portland Business Alliance/Pacific Northwest International Trade Association, World Affairs Council, and Malaysia Consulate in Portland invite you to attend a summer reception with the Honorable Joseph Yun, U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia. Join us and our generous host, ZGF Architects, and learn more about opportunities and connections between Oregon and Malaysia.

$20; registration required.

To register CLICK HERE

About Ambassador Yun
Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun was nominated by President Obama on July 23, 2013, and confirmed by the full Senate on August 1, 2013, to be the United States Ambassador to Malaysia.  

Ambassador Yun most recently served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs as well as the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs.  Mr. Yun’s overseas postings include the Republic of Korea, Thailand, France, Indonesia and Hong Kong.

Ambassador Yun joined the Foreign Service in 1985. He is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor.  Before joining the Foreign Service, Ambassador Yun was a senior economist for Data Resources, Inc., in Lexington, Massachusetts.  Ambassador Yun holds degrees from both the London School of Economics and the University of Wales.  He is married to Dr. Melanie Billings-Yun. They have one son.

 



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