2020 Autumn Conferment of Decoration - Minister-Counselor David Miller
Embassy of Japan
November 3, 2020
2020 Autumn Conferment of Decoration
Minister-Counselor David Miller
On November 3, 2020 (Japan Time), the Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2020 Autumn Imperial Decorations. David Miller, the former Agricultural Minister-Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Japan, is among this year’s foreign recipients. In recognition of his contributions towards strengthening the relationship between Japan and the United States of America in food culture and agricultural relations, he will receive the Gold Rays with Rosette of the Order of the Rising Sun.
SUMMARY OF CONTRIBUTIONS
Over his entire career, including 14 years and nine months of service at the U.S. Embassy in Japan, David Miller played an important role in fostering mutual recognition and developing strong relationships between Japan and the U.S. agricultural stakeholders. In particular, during his third tour of duty in Japan, as Minister-Counselor, he made a significant contribution to strengthening the relationship between Japan and the United States on food culture and agricultural relations.
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