May 05, 2022

Alan Leventhal has nomination hearing with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

On May 4th, Alan Leventhal had his nomination hearing with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

His testimony can be read here:


On January 19, President Biden announced Alan Leventhal as his nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark. Mr. Leventhal will now await a nomination hearing with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

According to a twitter message from former Ambassador Rufus Gifford:

Thrilled that President Biden will nominate my friend (and fellow Bostonian!) Alan Leventhal to serve as Ambassador to Denmark. Alan is an accomplished business and civic leader and is a fantastic choice.

About Alan Leventhal
Alan Leventhal is the Chairman and CEO of Beacon Capital Partners,  one of the leading owners and managers of office properties in the United States. It is home to leading innovative and growth companies, and its projects have been transformational to the urban environment. Previously, Leventhal was a General Partner, and then President and CEO, of Beacon Properties Corporation.

Leventhal was the Board Chair of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation for a decade and still serves on the Board’s Executive Committee. He is also on the Executive Committee of the Corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a Life Trustee of Northwestern University and was a Trustee and Board Chair of Boston University. Leventhal also serves as the Board Chair of the Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library and on the Board Executive Committee of A Better City.

Alan Leventhal is 69 years old and married to Sherry Marcus Leventhal. He earned his B.A. from Northwestern University and his M.B.A. from Dartmouth College.

View the official White House announcement here