Speyside expands its team across Latin America following strong growth
Global emerging markets government and public affairs consultancy, Speyside Corporate Relations, announces a raft of new appointments across Latin America. In line with continued strong growth resulting from expansion of regional network clients such as BlackBerry and Visa, and major new single-country mandates, the consultancy has made senior local hires in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela.
Of particular note ?
Caroline Ranzami joins to lead the Government Relations practice in Brazil, bringing a wealth of experience from roles at the National Confederation of Industry (CNI), the Federation of Industry in Sao Paulo (FIESP) and the President?s Office, where she served as policy advisor to the Secretariat for Strategic Affairs.
Luis Yanes joins the team in Venezuela having previously been senior government and regulatory affairs officer at PDVSA, the Venezuelan National Oil & Gas Company, before moving to CONAPRI, the national association of foreign investors and then IESA Business School.
Andres Corredor and Tatiana Lopez join the fast-growing team in Colombia, with both bringing over a decade of local experience. Andres worked as IR Director at Pali Capital and held roles at BNY Mellon and Archer Daniels Midland. Tatiana has an extensive track record in local & global PR agencies.
Commenting on the growth of the team, Speyside CEO, Ian Herbison, said: ?Our model has always been based on combining global-class international consultants with the very best on-the-ground local consultants in emerging markets. In recent months we have significantly strengthened our senior local teams, ensuring that we can deep local insights and relationships for our international clients. We expect to strengthen further in the coming months.?