Charles Rivkin

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Charles Rivkin
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Chairman of the Motion Picture Association
Assumed office
December 6, 2017
Preceded byChris Dodd
Chief Executive Officer of the Motion Picture Association
Assumed office
September 5, 2017
Preceded byChris Dodd
Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs
In office
February 13, 2014 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byJose Fernandez
Succeeded byPatricia M. Haslach (Acting)
United States Ambassador to France
In office
October 2, 2009 – November 20, 2013
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byCraig Stapleton
Succeeded byJane Hartley
2nd United States Ambassador to Monaco
In office
October 2, 2009 – November 20, 2013
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byCraig Stapleton
Succeeded byJane Hartley
Personal details
Born
Charles Hammerman Rivkin

(1962-04-06) April 6, 1962 (age 60)
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Susan Tolson
EducationYale University (BA)
Harvard University (MBA)

Charles Hammerman Rivkin (born April 6, 1962) is an American media executive and politician. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Motion Picture Association (MPA) since 2017.[1]

Rivkin was Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State from 2014 to 2017. He also was the United States Ambassador to France and Monaco from 2009 until 2013.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Barnes, Brooks (April 1, 2018). "Hollywood's Ambassador, Schooled in Diplomacy and the Muppets". New York Times.
  2. "Remarks at Swearing-in Ceremony for Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin". U.S. Department of State.