Rose Gottemoeller Appointed NATO Deputy Secretary General

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomes the new NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomes the new NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller

Ms. Rose Gottemoeller took up her post as NATO’s Deputy Secretary General – the Alliance’s second most senior international civil servant – on Monday.

Ms. Gottemoeller most recently served as US Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, advising the Secretary of State on arms control, non-proliferation and political-military affairs.

According to a NATO statement, Ms. Gottemoeller brings a wealth of experience in international security policy to her new role.

[ Meet the Next UN Secretary-General: António Guterres ]

She served as the chief US negotiator of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with the Russian Federation, which entered into force in February 2011.

She has also held senior posts at the US Department of Energy, and leadership roles at the Carnegie Moscow Center and the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London.

Ms. Gottemoeller is the first woman to serve as NATO’s Deputy Secretary General, and succeeds Ambassador Alexander Vershbow of the United States, who held the post from February 2012.

Photo courtesy: NATO

Support RMN News Service for Independent Fearless Journalism

In today’s media world controlled by corporates and politicians, it is extremely difficult for independent editorial voices to survive. Raman Media Network (RMN) News Service has been maintaining editorial freedom and offering objective content for the past more than 10 years despite enormous pressures and extreme threats. In order to serve you fearlessly in this cut-throat world, RMN News Service urges you to support us financially with your donations. You may please click here and choose the amount that you want to donate. Thank You. Rakesh Raman, Editor, RMN News Service.

RMN News

Rakesh Raman