ASG Press Release: ASG Welcomes New Senior Additions



Angulo, Foote, and Nguyen expand on-the-ground capabilities

in Latin America and Southeast Asia

June 27, 2019 (Washington, DC) – Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG), the premier global strategy and commercial diplomacy firm, announced today that Bertha Angulo, Virginia B. Foote, and Lien Nguyen have joined as Senior Advisors.

“Our expansive network of in-country advisors is a key ASG differentiator,” said Anthony Harrington, Chair of ASG’s Managing Board. “With strong local relationships and unique expertise, Bertha, Ginny, and Lien are great assets for our firm and our clients, and we are delighted to welcome them to the firm’s growing East Asia and Latin America practices.”

Mexico-based Bertha Angulo advises ASG clients on corporate strategy, government relations, and public affairs in Mexico and across Latin America. She brings over two decades of private, public, and non-profit sector experience, including roles with Shell Mexico, Zimat Consultores, and Mexico’s foreign affairs and internal affairs ministries. Ms. Angulo is an Associate with the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (COMEXI).

ASG’s Latin America practice has extensive experience and high-level relationships across the region, with on-the-ground presence in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico.

Vietnam-based Virginia B. Foote draws on more than thirty years of experience working with businesses and trade associations in Vietnam to advise ASG clients on opportunities across Southeast Asia. One of the founders of the U.S.-Vietnam Trade Council that aided U.S.-Vietnam normalization, Ms. Foote is currently Co-Chair of the 2019 Vietnam Business Forum.

Vietnam-based Lien Nguyen advises ASG clients on government relations, market access, and investment across Southeast Asia.  A tax expert, Ms. Nguyen previously was Chief-of-Party of the USAID/Vietnam Evaluation, Monitoring, and Survey Service Program. From 1996 to 2008, Ms. Nguyen served as the Deputy Director of the Tax Modernization Department in the General Department of Taxation within Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance.

ASG’s East Asia and Pacific practice offers deep capabilities across the region, with on-the-ground presence in Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) is the premier global strategy and commercial diplomacy firm. We help clients understand and successfully navigate the intersection of public, private, and social sectors in international markets. ASG’s worldwide team has served clients in more than 120 countries. To learn more, visit


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