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Socialite Georgette with her NWI roots ready as Trump's Ambassador to Poland

Former Republican presidential candidate and New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani plants a kiss on the cheek of Georgette Mosbacher. Kathy Willens 2008 Former Republican presidential candidate and New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani plants a kiss on the cheek of Georgette Mosbacher.

It's always interesting to report on the latest adventures of one of my favorite jet-setters.

.The real story of Georgette Mosbacher, whom I've interviewed throughout the years, begins in Northwest Indiana, where she was born and raised.

While President Donald Trump joked Saturday at the annual Gridiron Club Press Dinner about the growing list of those leaving his administration, there are some who are joining.

And, yes, Mosbacher is among the latest in Trump's new ranks.

Last month, the White House announced the nomination of Mosbacher to be U.S. Ambassador to Poland. As I wrote in 2005, Mosbacher was one of the guests at Trump's Florida estate for his marriage to Melania Knauss.

The following is the official release biography from the White House with the announcement of Mosbacher's ambassadorship:

"Georgette Mosbacher of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Poland. Mosbacher is President of Georgette Mosbacher Enterprises, Inc., an international business and marketing consulting firm she founded in 1992. She also sits on the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, to which President Barack Obama appointed her in 2016. From 2001 to 2015, Ms. Mosbacher served as CEO of Borghese Inc., a global cosmetics manufacturer. Prior to that, she was CEO of La Prairie Worldwide from 1988 to 1992, and was Marketing Director at Fabrege from 1976 to 1980. In 1995, she founded the New York Center for Children, which assists children and families in need across New York City. She sits on the boards of the Atlantic Council, the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, which supports veterans and military families, and Business Executives for National Security. Mosbacher also previously served as a co-chair of the Republican National Committee's Finance Committee, and was the first woman to serve as the General Chairman of the Republican Governors Association. A published author, she has written two books on female empowerment. . Mosbacher earned a BS from Indiana University Bloomington."

Full story: Chicago Tribune
 

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