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New U.S. Ambassador to Denmark Confirmed by Senate
 
Carla Sands has been confirmed as the new U.S. Ambassador to Denmark

On November 2, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Carla Sands as the new U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark. Sands was nominated by U.S. President Donald Trump on September 11 and appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations committee on October 5. Carla Sands' arrival date has yet to be announced.

During her Senate hearing, Carla Sands stated; ‘I hope to promote the people to people partnerships between Danes and Americans, through study abroad and exchange programs, cultural programming, and community outreach. I plan to do so by blending classical engagement with new and innovative ways to reach all, especially young people, to continue to foster a close and deep mutual respect and appreciation between our two countries.’

To view Carla Sands' U.S. Senate hearing , click here
To read Carla Sands’ Senate hearing testimony, click here

AmCham Denmark congratulates Carla Sands on her successful appointment. We look forward to working closely with the new Ambassador to continue strengthening trade and investment opportunities between the U.S. and Denmark.

About Carla Sands
Ms. Sands has been the Chairman of Vintage Capital Group, L.L.C in Los Angeles since 2015; a company recognized by real estate industry as a professional, ethical and highly successful real estate firm. She is also a doctor of chiropractic and has been a television and film actress. Ms. Sands is a leader in the non-profit sector, working with organizations to improve the lives of children and the underprivileged. Demonstrating her commitment to improving education, she has served as a Board Member of Pepperdine University. In addition, Ms. Sands has served on the boards of organizations supporting the arts and culture. Ms. Sands earned a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life Chiropractic College, Marietta, Georgia.

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