Ex-Jim Henson Company CEO Charles Rivkin has been announced as President Obama’s choice for Ambassador to France. A major California fundraiser for Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, Rivkin is the CEO of Wildbrain animation studios, a member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council — a group of individuals from outside the federal government that advises the Homeland Security secretary — and a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy. His father, William R. Rivkin, was ambassador to Luxembourg under John F. Kennedy and ambassador to Senegal and Gambia for Lyndon Johnson.
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