Ambassador David T. Fischer was sworn in as the United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco on January 16, 2020. He arrived in Morocco on January 21, 2020. Ambassador Fischer is a respected business executive, recognized civic leader, and distinguished philanthropist. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Suburban Collection Holdings, a privately held conglomerate consisting of one of the largest automotive dealership groups in the country, nation-wide accessories and parts distribution, and logistics and fleet management throughout North America and Canada.
Ambassador Fischer served as Chairman Emeritus of the North American International Auto Show and has served as advisor to multi-national automotive manufacturers. He served as Emeritus Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts and on the Board of Trustees for the College of Creative Studies, where he led the financing and renovation of the historic Argonaut building in Detroit. He served as a member of the Judicial Tenure Commission for the State of Michigan; as Chair of the Board of Trustees for Oakland University; and on the Board of Trustees of the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan. Ambassador Fischer’s philanthropic efforts have impacted over 50 social, welfare, civic, community, and foundational organizations.
Ambassador Fischer earned a B.A. from Parsons College and attended executive education at Harvard Business School. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts from the College of Creative Studies, one of the nation’s largest art and design colleges, and an Honorary Doctorate in Science from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. He was born in Detroit, Michigan and has a residence in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan with his wife, Jennifer. They have three terrific sons, three wonderful daughters-in-law, and ten fabulous grandchildren.