Burson-Marsteller has long believed in the importance of Brazil as a business, political and cultural center for Latin America and the world. It was with this perspective that Burson-Marsteller opened its São Paulo office in 1976, making it the first multinational communications consultancy to establish a presence in the country. Recognizing the challenges of managing perceptions, communications, marketing and public affairs in this dynamic market, Burson-Marsteller has assembled an outstanding team of professionals from several disciplines. Our professionals come from backgrounds in business, journalism, government and marketing, assuring client issues - and the solutions we propose - are considered from a variety of perspectives. Fully-integrated into Burson-Marsteller's regional and global structures, the office provides highest quality and most comprehensive communications services available on a local, regional and global basis. Our clients hail from industries such as consumer products, industry, telecommunications, technology, e-business and healthcare.