Britain http://wfpl.org en Louisville Businessman Matthew Barzun Selected as U.S. Ambassador to Britain http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-businessman-matthew-barzun-selected-us-ambassador-britain <div class="resizeFont"><p>President Obama has nominated Louisville entrepreneur Matthew Barzun to be the next U.S. ambassador to Britain.</p><p>A major fundraiser for the president, Barzun served as finance chairman for the Obama re-election campaign last fall.</p><p>The selection had been rumored since January, when the <em>New York Times</em> noted Barzun, a tech executive, was in the running for the coveted foreign relations position along with Vogue magazine editor Anna Wintour.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 22:43:44 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 6061 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Businessman Matthew Barzun Selected as U.S. Ambassador to Britain