Ferenc Somogyi, Hungary′s ambassador to the United States, met with members of the Milken Institute Associates to discuss his country′s economic achievements, its role in the EU, and new challenges and opportunities in U.S.-Hungarian relations.
The ambassador, who holds a Ph.D. in world economics, began his diplomatic career in the late 1960s, attached to overseas embassies; he later served as Hungary′s permanent representative to the United Nations, as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs′ state secretary for Euro-Atlantic Integration and as Minister of Foreign Affairs. In the private sector, he most recently held the position of director for international affairs for Magyar Telekom, Hungary′s largest telecommunications company.
This event was open only to Milken Institute Associates. To learn more about the program or to join, please contact Mindy Silverstein, director of the Associates, at (310) 570-4634, or firstname.lastname@example.org.