G. Holtz
Ambassador (ret.) Greta C. Holtz | President + CEO


We are pleased to announce that Amideast has named Ambassador (ret.) Greta C. Holtz as President and CEO.

Ambassador Holtz brings to Amideast extensive knowledge of the MENA region and strategic leadership skills honed through a 35-year career with the U.S. Department of State. Among her many assignments, she has served as U.S. ambassador to Oman, chargé d'affaires in Qatar, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Strategic Communication in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, and Director of the Middle East Partnership Initiative. Additional overseas assignments have included Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Tunisia, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. Most recently, she has served as chancellor for the College of International Security Affairs at the National Defense University.

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Sean Farrell led this search with Annah Wells and Drew Chang.