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The Six Degrees of… Riad Salameh

The governor of Lebanon’s Central Bank has garnered international acclaim for his accomplishments in economics. But can you guess how he’s linked to Kate Winslet?

May 5, 2010 5:03 by

Michele Sison

When Salameh rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange last year, Michele Sison, US Ambassador to Lebanon, was also in attendance.

Ambassador Sison, who hails from Virginia, is a member of the US Senior Foreign Service and a graduate of the prestigious Wellesley College. Her impressive career in diplomatic service has taken her around the world, including overseas assignments in Pakistan, India, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon, and Haiti.

Prior to her 2008 arrival in Lebanon, Sison served as US Ambassador to the UAE. During her years of service there, a new ruler of Dubai was nominated…


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