Craig R. Stapleton

Ambassador Stapleton is a Senior Advisor at Stone Point Capital in Greenwich, Connecticut.

During the administration of George H. W. Bush, Ambassador Stapleton served on the Board of the Peace Corps. From 2005 to 2009, he served as Ambassador to France. In 2009, French President Nicolas Sarkozy named him Commandeur of the Legion of Honor. He was designated an honorary citizen of Deauville, Chateauneuf du Pape, Rocamadour, and Vienne. From 2001 to 2004, Stapleton served as Ambassador to the Czech Republic. He was given the Jan Masaryk Medal for service to the Czech Republic.

Ambassador Stapleton received his secondary school education at Phillips Exeter Academy. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School. He is a director of Tenax Aerospace and Vivino Inc. He is a co-owner of the St. Louis Cardinals. He was President of Marsh and McLennan Real Estate Advisors of New York from 1982 until 2001.

Ambassador Stapleton serves on the boards of the Vaclav Havel Foundation, the American Friends of Compiegne, the United Way Tocqueville of France, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, the World War I Commission, and the Trust for the National Mall. He is a Trustee of the American University in Paris and the Fishback Foundation. He has served on the Visiting Committee for Harvard College Athletics and the Committee on University Resources and Athletics.

Ambassadorial Post(s)

France, (2005 - 2009)
Czech Republic, (2001 - 2004)

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