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Ambassador Larry André

Ambassador Larry André

Ambassador Larry André

Ambassador Larry André

Larry André, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, arrived in Mauritania on 25 September, 2014. 

He has served overseas as Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Political Counselor at U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya; Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone; Regional Environment Officer for East Africa covering 14 countries from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; and as Management Officer at U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea. He also served at U.S. Missions to Iraq, Bangladesh, Cameroon and Nigeria. 

He has served domestically as the Director of the Office of the Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Deputy Director of the African Affairs Bureau’s Executive Office and as the Deputy Director of the Office of West African Affairs.

Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Mr. André worked in Chad on a refugee resettlement project and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal.

He holds an M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management (1988) and a B.A. in Political Science from Claremont McKenna College (1983).

Mr. André speaks French fluently. 

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    U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Phone: 222-4525-2660 or 2663
    Fax: 222-4525-1592
    Street Address:  288, rue 42-100, (rue Abdallaye)
    Mailing Address: BP 222, Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Email Address: PASNouakchott@state.gov