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New US Ambassador

THOMAS STEPHENSON has taken over as US Ambassadordesignate to Portugal from Alfred Hoffman.

Mr Stephenson was born in Delaware and after graduating from Ivy League universities, he worked as a securities analyst and venture capitalist. Mr Stephenson was active in the George W Bush 2000 Presidential Campaign and his wife Barbara serves as a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Arts and is the President of the Stephenson Foundation. Mr Stephenson has three adult daughters from a previous marriage and he and Barbara have a 15-year-old son.

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