Washington, D.C. – January 3, 2024 – Dentons Global Advisors, an elite multidisciplinary advisory firm, today announced the addition of three highly accomplished professionals as Senior Advisors. Ashish Bhatt, Linzell Harris and Peter Mirijanian bring a wealth of experience and expertise, further strengthening the firm’s ability to provide unparalleled geopolitical advice and strategic counsel.
Ashish Bhatt has 30 years of experience advising senior leaders on geopolitics, strategy and policy across Europe, South Asia and North America. He specializes in geopolitical strategic advice, commercial growth, intelligence-led investigations, internal and external engagement strategies, as well as leadership and culture. Most recently, Mr. Bhatt served as Managing Director at Gatehouse Advisory Partners, providing geopolitical advice and intelligence to CEOs and boards of a wide range of clients. Previously, from 2011-2019, he was a senior leader at Xynteo, advising clients on strategy and projects aligned with their purpose to reinvent growth by linking issues of sustainability to commercially viable outcomes. He is based in London.
Linzell Harris has 35 years of diverse general management and global operations experience in the consumer product goods, pharmaceutical and luxury goods industries. He is recognized as a strategic global leader with a proven track record of change management, organizational transformations and supply chain strategy. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of Global Supply Chain and Strategy for AstraZeneca, with overall responsibility for the development and execution of the end-to-end supply chain platform and product supply strategies. He also served as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain for TEVA Pharmaceuticals, supporting the company’s comprehensive global supply network for generic and specialty pharmaceuticals, and as the Head of Global Operations for Godiva Chocolatier. He is based in Washington, DC.
Peter Mirijanian leads his own consulting firm, Peter Mirijanian Public Affairs, with a long career of developing and implementing public affairs campaigns, and offering crisis and litigation communications counsel, on behalf of corporate clients and law firms. He has advised numerous clients on a variety of high-profile matters including class action lawsuits, proposed corporate mergers, international trade disputes, white collar criminal defense matters, casino gaming and public health issues. Utilizing decades-long relationships with the national and international press corps, Mr. Mirijanian specializes in initiating and managing media coverage and editorials for clients in top-tier print, broadcast and digital outlets. Before entering the consulting industry, he had a long career in politics, serving on staff for numerous public officials and political campaigns. He is based in Washington, DC.
“We are thrilled to welcome Ashish Bhatt, Linzell Harris and Peter Mirijanian to our team,” said Edward Reilly, Chief Executive Officer of Dentons Global Advisors. “Their wealth of experience, strategic insights and diverse backgrounds will undoubtedly enhance our capabilities in providing nuanced geopolitical advice and strategic solutions to our clients.”
About Dentons Global Advisors
Dentons Global Advisors is an expert-led advisory firm that provides integrated solutions for clients in an increasingly complex, regulated and interconnected business environment. Comprising Albright Stonebridge Group and a deep bench of communications, public affairs, government relations and strategy consultants, we help clients engage with governments and regulatory bodies, navigate public disclosures and transactions within the private and capital markets, and manage their reputations through critical moments of change, challenge or opportunity. Our relationship with Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, means clients can draw upon integrated legal expertise and strategic advisory services when and where they need them. To learn more, visit dentonsglobaladvisors.com.