WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Monday, May 9, 2021 — DHS, a private equity and global investment firm, today announced that the DHS Chairman, Rakesh Sarna, has appointed Fernando Aguirre, Board member and DHS Vice Chairman, as Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors. His appointment follows Albin Mosbacher’s retirement as Board Vice Chairman and as a member of the Board effective May 18, 2021. In connection with this appointment, current Board member Bill Schoch has been appointed as the lead independent director of the Board.

Fernando Aguirre, Executive Vice Chairman

Fernando Aguirre said, “I am honored to be appointed as Executive Board of Governors Vice Chairman at this important time for DHS. Together with the Board and management team, we will continue to build on our strong business fundamentals to drive value for our customers and shareholders.”

Mr. Aguirre added, “On behalf of the Board of Governros, I would like to thank Albin for his many contributions as a Board member and for his valued leadership as Vice Chairman over this past year, and to our Chairman, Rakesh Sarna for his trust and confidence in me”

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DHS is a high-stakes advocacy, public strategy, and global public relations and communications firm. Our strategic insights and innovative programming build and sustain strong corporate and brand reputations. We provide our clients with counsel and program development across the spectrum of public relations, public affairs, reputation and crisis management, digital strategy, advertising and other communications services. Our clients are companies, industry associations, nonprofit organizations, professional services firms, and other large organizations.

We began as a unique grassroots and lobbying firm with customized services for an elite group of clients. Our work applies equally to regulatory issues as well as legislative ones, and we manage issues for our clients at the local, state, federal, and international levels of government.

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