Tibor P. Nagy, Jr.
Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. is the new U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. He arrived in Addis Ababa on October 2, 1999. Prior to his appointment to Ethiopia, Ambassador Nagy served as ambassador in Guinea from 1996-1999, and as Deputy Chief of Mission in Lagos.
Ambassador Nagy joined the Foreign Service in 1978 as a management analyst in the Bureau of Personnel where he served for a year. From 1979 to 1981, he served as a general services officer in Lusaka. After his assignment there, he did a tour in Victoria, Seychelles as administrative officer. Ambassador Nagy returned to Washington from overseas as a post management officer and systems administrator. After Washington, he served in Addis Ababa as administrative officer until 1986. He then was assigned as Deputy Chief of Mission in Lome from 1987 to 1990, and in Yaounde from 1990 to 1993.
Ambassador Nagy was born in Budapest on April 29, 1949. He received a B.A. from Texas Tech University in 1971 and an M.S.A. from George Washington University in 1978. He speaks Hungarian and French.
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