DGA Enhances Latin America and Caribbean Offering with Appointment of Alvaro Vertiz

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Washington, D.C. – April 19, 2023 – DGA, an elite multidisciplinary advisory firm, today announced Alvaro Vertiz has joined as a Partner. Based in Mexico, Mr. Vertiz will help establish and lead the firm’s new offering in Mexico City, further expanding the firm’s capabilities and on-the-ground presence in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region.

“The continued expansion of our offering across Latin America and the Caribbean underscores the region’s complex, yet rewarding, business environment, and we are pleased to add Alvaro to our team,” said Edward Reilly, Chief Executive Officer of Dentons Global Advisors. “A seasoned professional with a specialty in business strategy and ESG, Alvaro brings a unique mix of expertise that will allow us to unlock growing opportunities in Mexico while continuing to advise clients with interests in the broader region.”

Mr. Vertiz brings extensive experience in Latin America’s markets where he most recently served as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Business Strategy and Strategic Partnerships, and a member of the Board for BlackRock Mexico. During his time at BlackRock, he oversaw day-to-day operations, managed its strategic relationships and made significant contributions to the company’s growth and ESG commitments.

Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. Vertiz was the General Counsel Latin America at Prudential Real Estate Investors Latin America, where he was responsible for all legal aspects of the company’s investments in Chile and ongoing business in Brazil. He also held senior legal positions at GE Capital Real Estate and GE Capital Solutions. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Mr. Vertiz led the UN Global Compact Sustainable Investing group where he published a paper on sustainable investing best practices. He serves as a professor of management at the Universidad Panamericana Business School and as an invited lecturer in the corporate governance module at the Universidad Panamericana School of Law.

“As Latin America continues to transform, the need for wide-ranging, on-the-ground expert advisory services is paramount,” said Mr. Vertiz. “I am excited to join the first-class team of experts at DGA and lead our efforts in Mexico during this important time of expansion.”

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DGA is an expert-led advisory firm that provides integrated solutions for clients in an increasingly complex, regulated and interconnected business environment. Comprising Albright Stonebridge Group and a deep bench of communications, public affairs, government relations and strategy consultants, we help clients engage with governments and regulatory bodies, navigate public disclosures and transactions within the private and capital markets, and manage their reputations through critical moments of change, challenge or opportunity.

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