Since April of 2012, Alejandro Arango is the Global Director of Corporate Communications for Kaspersky Lab, directing all global Public Relations efforts and overseeing strategic communications, reputation management, media relations, crisis communications, event management and internal communications (related to media related activities).
Prior to this, and after leading PR for the Americas at Kaspersky (2010-2012), he was the Regional Group Director at JeffreyGroup, the leading independent communications agency helping businesses engage Latin audiences throughout the Americas. In that role (2007-2010) he led all regional Latam accounts for the firm, including Abbott, Sony Ericsson, Kaspersky Lab, Western Digital and Airbus. He helped win key business including Sony, Inmarsat, Airbus and One Laptop per Child.
Prior to that he served as Group Manager at Brodeur (1999-2007), a global public relations firm. He was responsible to the implementation of strategic communications programs on behalf of Fortune 500 technology clients including Fidelity Investments, Insurance.com, Citibank, Toshiba America Consumer Products, Philips Consumer Electronics, Orbitz and CheapTickets. Mr. Arango has more than 18 years of experience in corporate communications and public relations.
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