Marc Ginsberg, former United States ambassador, is senior vice president, APCO Worldwide. He is responsible for coordinating the ongoing strategic client relationships and business planning for APCO throughout the Middle East, including Layalina Arab Television Productions, a private, nonprofit Arab language television production company headquartered in Washington, D.C., and Amman, Jordan.
Ambassador Ginsberg served as the U.S. ambassador to Morocco from 1994 to 1998 and as special U.S. coordinator for Mediterranean trade, investment and security affairs. In this capacity, he was responsible for evaluating and coordinating American trade, investment and national security policies in the Mediterranean Basin for the U.S. Department of State. As Fox News Channel’s global affairs analyst, he is a nationally recognized authority on U.S. – Middle East relations and international events.
Aside from his work with the federal government, he served as senior partner and chief financial officer at the international firm of Galland, Kharasch, Morse & Garfinkle. In this capacity, he represented international investment banks in emerging market penetration, consulted on multinational aviation issues, and created strategy for telecommunications and energy companies with emphasis on project finance, equity investments, international initial public offerings, joint venture development and privatizations.