The Secretary of Foreign Affairs in Mexico confirmed that Sada Solana has been named Ambassador of Mexico in the U.S. and Professor José Paulo Carreño King as undersecretary of North America.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
April 6, 2016
Mexico City, Mexico – On Tuesday, Claudia Ruiz Massieu, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs in Mexico announced that President Enrique Peña Nieto has named Carlos Manuel Sada Solana as Ambassador of Mexico in the U.S. and Professor José Paulo Carreño King as undersecretary of North America.
From April 2013 to present, Sada Solana has served as the Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles; previously, from April 2011 to July 2013 he served as consul general in New York; between 2000 and 2007, he started the Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago; between 1995 and 2000 as Consul General of Mexico in San Antonio and between 1989 and 1992, he worked as Consul General of Mexico in Toronto, Canada.
Between 2007 and 2011, Sada Solano had an outstanding performance as a minister with Congress Affairs at the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, DC, a function that allowed him to relate to and understand the operation of the legislative bodies of the U.S.
During his career in public service, he is a former Mayor of the City of Oaxaca and Secretary of Social and Economic Development of the State of Oaxaca.
Sada Solana holds a degree in industrial engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. He completed graduate studies at the University of Newcastle in Great Britain, at the University of Deft in the Netherlands, and from the Public Administration Institute of The Hague, in the Netherlands.
Sada Solana’s appointment will be sent to the U.S. for acceptance and Mexico’s federal Senate will have to confirm his official appointment by President Peña Nieto.
Since 2015, Carreño King has been a coordinator for Marca País and International Media of the Presidency of the Republic. In this role, he was responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive strategy to promote Mexico’s key economies.
From 2013 to 2015, he was president of the Commission of Communication, Marketing and Social Responsibility of the Association of Banks of Mexico.
From 2001 to 2007, Carreño King was founding partner of his own firm of strategic communication and lobbying with Congress, with significant presence in Mexico. Previously, from 1998 to 2001, he was an Associate Director of Media and Crisis Management Burson-Marsteller Mexico.