Veracity Worldwide Expands Latin America Expertise With Distinguished Advisors

NEW YORK, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Veracity Worldwide, a leading strategic risk advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Roberto Danino, former Prime Minister of Peru, and Konrad Huber, a Latin America expert, have joined the firm as advisors. Mr. Danino will serve on Veracity's Advisory Board and Mr. Huber has been appointed Senior Advisor for Latin America, based in Sao Paolo. Their appointments are part of the firm's strategic expansion of its Latin America practice.

Mr. Danino was the Prime Minister of Peru from 2001 to 2002 and the Ambassador of Peru to the United States from 2002 to 2003. He served as a corporate lawyer for more than 30 years, including as a Partner at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering LLP, now Wilmer Hale LLP, where he headed the Latin American Practice. He also was the founding General Counsel of the Inter-American Investment Corporation in Washington, DC. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the World Bank Group.

Steven Fox, Managing Partner of Veracity, said, "The addition of Roberto and Konrad as advisors significantly deepens the firm's expertise in Latin America and supports our growing business. Roberto brings unparalled senior-level Latin America insights and Konrad adds important reach for the firm in Brazil and throughout the region."

Mr. Huber has 20 years of experience working for UN agencies and a wide range of government and corporate clients, including major mining companies in Latin America and Africa. He has extensive experience analyzing and managing political and social risks in the mining and oil and gas sectors of Latin America. He is a published author on a variety of security issues and served as an International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Complementing his broad knowledge of Latin America is his experience in other challenging environments, including Central Asia, Indonesia, Sudan, Liberia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At Veracity, he will be involved in supporting client work from Sao Paolo.

Veracity's distinguished Advisory Board members include: Robert Dinerstein, former Senior Executive and Global General Counsel of UBS; Nancy Boswell, former President and CEO of Transparency International-USA; Ambassador Stephen Bosworth, former US Special Representative for North Korea Policy; Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns, former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs; and Sir Richard Dearlove, former Chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6).

About Veracity Worldwide

Veracity provides premium risk assessment and advisory services in the world's most challenging markets. Offering unparalleled expertise in high-risk regions, direct professional experience in emerging markets, and a detailed understanding of effective sources of information, Veracity's insight and analysis enables clients to confidently navigate opaque business environments. Founded in 2007, Veracity has offices in New York, London, New Delhi, and Singapore, with regional representatives in São Paolo, Abuja, and Nairobi.

Media Contact: Steven Fox Veracity Worldwide, 2128477258,

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