Clarissa OliveiraMiami-based JeffreyGroup has added political and economics reporter Clarissa Oliveira to head its new office in Brasilia.

Most recently political editor at IG Portal, Oliveira also worked at Brazilian daily O Estado de Sao Paulo.

At JeffreyGroup, she takes the director of PA for Brazil spot, reporting to Cristina Iglecio in Sao Paulo.

Brian Burlingame, COO, said Oliveira's extensive experience with the political and regulatory landscape in South America's biggest country is an important addition to the Latin American PA team.

The firm works for American Airlines, Bayer, Facebook, Johnson & Johnson, Airbnb, Spotify and Nikon in the region.