Kin Moy, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia, is set to become the new director of the Taipei Office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) this summer.
Moy will be taking over from AIT Director Christopher Marut.
He is a senior U.S. Department of State official with extensive working experience of Taiwan-US affairs and has served in the U.S. Foreign Service for more than 20 years. He most recently had responsibility for Taiwan, China, and Mongolia affairs.
He has served as a senior adviser to former U.S. secretaries of state Hillary Rodham Clinton, Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright. He has also served in the U.S. embassy in Beijing, the U.S. embassy in Seoul and the U.S. Consulate in Busan, South Korea. (end)