Chlopak, Leonard, Schechter & Associates is handing the transition of Enrique Peña Nieto, who was declared the winner of Mexico’s presidential race on July 1.
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The election marks the return to power of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), which dominated Mexican politics for 71 years until it was ousted in 2000 by National Action Party (PAN) presidential candidate Vicente Fox.
Peña Nieto takes office Dec. 1.
CLS&A, which began work for Pena Nieto July 1, does not have a formal contract. It will provide communications counsel and assistance to the transition team, including distribution of news/announcements, and monitor news and policy developments related Mexico-U.S. interests.
CLS&A receives a $50K monthly retainer. It reports to Diego Gomez, head of international press for Peña Nieto.