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1299 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 300,
202/778-1000; fax: 202/466-6002
Employees: 959. Founded: 1984.
APCO Worldwide is an advisory and advocacy communications consultancy helping leading public and private sector organizations be catalysts for progress by navigating the challenges of today, acting with agility, anticipating social risk and building organizational reputations, relationships and solutions to succeed.
APCO is proudly an independent and majority women-owned business. Most importantly, we are a trusted partner to our clients, who hire us to help them anticipate, plan, execute and secure their futures through our robust global expertise and astute advisory counsel; creative and impactful advocacy programs; and purposeful and effective communications.
•Creative & Advertising
•Crisis & Litigation
•Government Relations & Public Affairs
•Internal Communications & Employee Engagement
•M&A & Competition
•Research, Analytics & Measurement
•Sustainability & Social Impact
Brad Staples, global CEO; Margery Kraus, founder & exec. chmn.; Kelly Williamson, pres., North America
APCO's NEW YORK OFFICE
1250 Broadway, 31st flr., New York, NY 10010
212/300-1800; fax: 212/300-1819; [email protected]
Pamela Passman, chief of corporate & mng. dir., New York
APCO's EUROPE HEADQUARTERS
Rue Montoyer 47, 5th flr., Brussels 1000, Belgium
32-2-645-9811; fax: 32-2-645-9812; [email protected]
Paolo Compostella, pres., Europe
APCO's MENA HEADQUARTERS
104, Block B, Office Park Bldg., Dubai Internet City, PO BOX 500746, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
971-4-361-3333; [email protected]
Mamoon Sbeih, pres., Middle East & North Africa
APCO's ASIA HEADQUARTERS
Suite 903, Tower C, Office Park, No.5, Jinghua South St., Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China
86-10-6505-5127; [email protected];
Anne Wang, COO, Greater China
81-3-6457-9702; [email protected]
Masayo Nagai, mng. dir., Japan; chmn., Asia
137 Market St., #16-01, Singapore 048943, Singapore
65-6922-0555; fax: 011-65-6735-3077; [email protected]
JJ Lee, mng. dir., Southeast Asia
Blockchain for Europe
Educational Testing Service
Healthcare Distribution Association
International Copper Association
North Carolina Community College System
Portland Cement Association
APCO Worldwide in the news with O'Dwyer's:
News of Firms: Argyle Joins Believeco:Partners
Fri., Nov. 4, 2022...with a focus on tech, media, sports, and entertainment. RXN Group leaders include former APCO Worldwide senior vp Becky Boles, RPG Strategies principal Jon Potter and former Politico vice president...
PA Pro Copeland Lands at APCO Worldwide
Mon., Oct. 31, 2022...
Ami Copeland has joined APCO Worldwide as public affairs head in its Washington, DC office.
Most recently, Copeland did a nearly...
On the Move: Dow Jones Hires Citi's Sherry Weiss as CMO
Mon., Oct. 3, 2022...managing director in FTI Consulting’s crisis communications and issues management practice and headed up APCO Worldwide ’s Chicago office. Most recently, he was vp, strategic communications & crisis communications at SmithBuckin....
On the Move: State Street Corp. Taps Tsai for CMO Post
Fri., Jul. 22, 2022...said State Street executive vice president and global head of client experience Julia McCarthy.
APCO Worldwide brings on Tom Harper as a director in its London office. Prior to joining...
Grassroots Vet Verghese Joins APCO Worldwide
Wed., Apr. 20, 2022...more than ten years of experience running grassroots and grasstops communications campaigns, has joined APCO Worldwide as senior director and head of its campaigns and advocacy practice.
She takes over for...
Healthcare PR Firms Enjoy 47% Growth in '21
Tue., Mar. 29, 2022...shared purpose: to help clients act boldly to earn and keep trust.
APCO Empowers Clients
APCO Worldwide , which showed a 12.4 percent revenue increase to $36.7M, ”helped clients deal with complex...
APCO's Dechter Enrolls at Princeton
Tue., Nov. 23, 2021...
Gadi Dechter, who heads APCO Worldwide 's PA unit, is heading to Princeton University, where he will take on the role...
Edelman Pitches Biz Investment in Bahrain
Tue., Nov. 9, 2021...Stothard, content lead, spearheads content development; and Rami Fahmi, account manager, works the Arabic media.
APCO Worldwide parted ways with EDB on Sept. 30....
Brunswick Group's Anderson Joins AbMac
Mon., Nov. 1, 2021...posts at Zeno Group (director of paid media), Kivvit (principal of digital strategy) and APCO Worldwide (senior associate director of digital strategy).
He has worked for clients such as Marriott, Obama...
Hertz Interim Chief Revs Up PR
Wed., Oct. 27, 2021...Nations’ COP26 climate conference kicks off on Halloween and runs through Nov. 12 in Glasgow.
APCO Worldwide and Logically released a report on Oct. 27 that found international events and major...
Leung Takes Teneo Post
Tue., Oct. 12, 2021...in Hong Kong for Golin (executive VP-corporate & PA), Ruder Finn (deputy gm) and APCO Worldwide (senior consultant).
Most recently, Leung was communications director at the Our Hong Kong Foundation, think...
Blackberry's Clyne Takes Top Tech Post at BCW
Mon., Sep. 27, 2021...for Michael Ann Thomas, executive VP & global tech lead, who joined BCW from APCO Worldwide in 2018
Clyne assumed her BlackBerrry post in 2019 after a three-year stint at MWWPR,...
On the Move: Prosek Partners Snags FGH's Walters
Wed., Jun. 23, 2021...entrepreneurial spirit we love at Prosek,” said Prosek founder and managing partner Jennifer Prosek.
APCO Worldwide names Kelly Stepno as managing director and head of the agency’s North America Midwest...
BCW Adds APCO’s Gallagher for Corporate Post
Tue., Jun. 15, 2021...leader.
He has more than 20 years of communications experience, including a decade-long stint at APCO Worldwide . At APCO, Gallagher headed the midwest and west region and served as North America energy...
Financial Firms Thrive Amid Chaotic Year
Mon., May 3, 2021...an understanding of not only communications but the capital markets in general.”
APCO unveils new offerings
APCO Worldwide retains the number-four spot in O’Dwyer’s financial rankings this year after posting $17.7 million...
On the Move: Konnect Agency Connects with Jacquot
Tue., Apr. 6, 2021...us up-level our operational sophistication and streamline the rollout of new processes and tools."
APCO Worldwide appoints Singapore-based trader and entrepreneur John Lin to its International Advisory Council. Lin is...
Independent PR Firms Posted 3.8% Growth in 2020
Mon., Apr. 5, 2021...salary in February.
Pandemic Spurs Innovation at APCO
The unprecedented nature of the pandemic spurred APCO Worldwide to take innovative and bold decisions with new offerings, make acquisitions and strategic partnerships...
APCO Acquires UK’s TWC Associates
Wed., Nov. 11, 2020... APCO Worldwide has acquired London-based boutique consultancy firm TWC Associates.
Lord Stuart Polak
Financial terms of the acquisition...
APCO Names Wheeless Equity, Justice Head
Wed., Oct. 14, 2020...Bechtel Corp., is now senior advisor for equity and justice issues at independent firm APCO Worldwide .
She will advise APCO and its clients on equity, justice, diversity and inclusion issues. Wheeless also...
On the Move: FTI Hooks Marlin as Crisis Chief
Mon., Oct. 12, 2020...at the U.S. Department of Justice, and has been a senior vice president at APCO Worldwide . In his new role, Marlin will lead a multidisciplinary team of experts providing communications...
On the Move: PAN Communications Picks Thomas for NYC GM
Tue., Sep. 15, 2020...H+K, Vogel was account director, health at Edelman and a healthcare project consultant at APCO Worldwide . She has worked with clients in healthcare and pharmaceuticals across such therapeutic areas as...
On the Move: BCW Names Montoya Latin America President
Tue., Sep. 8, 2020...factor in our search for a regional leader,” said BCW global CEO Donna Imperato.
APCO Worldwide has named Brian Keeter as senior director in the office of executive chairman Margery...
FDA Axes Chief Spokesperson
Fri., Aug. 28, 2020...of the FDA, to terminate the contract of Wayne Pines, who is president of APCO Worldwide 's healthcare group.
He helped Hahn correct the record on blood plasma therapy.
Pines said he advised...