The President today announced his intention to nominate Penne Percy Korth to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Mauritius. She would succeed Ronald DeWayne Palmer.
Mrs. Korth most recently served as co-chair of the American Bicentennial Presidential Inauguration, 1988 - 1989. Since 1986 Mrs. Korth has been the senior Washington associate and client liaison and representative of the trust and estate division of Sotheby's.
Mrs. Korth graduated from the University of Texas in 1964. She was born November 3, 1942, in Hattiesburg, MS. Mrs. Korth is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.