Baron Hill, the five-term Indiana Democratic Congressman who was defeated by Republican Todd Young in November, is now senior VP in APCO Worldwide's government relations practice.

In his 10-year service on Capitol Hill, the Hoosier was a member of the Armed Services, Joint Economic, Science & Technology and Energy & Commerce Committees.

Earlier, he was a state Congressman for eight years and financial analyst at Merrill Lynch.

Hill, 57, expects his “lasting networks” that he built in Washingtion will benefit APCO clients they work the political landscape.

He also becomes a member of APCO's International Advisory Council.