APCO Worldwide has appointed Eliot Hoff to lead the agency’s crisis and litigation communication practice.
Hoff joined the D.C.-based firm in 2005 as senior director of the agency’s New York office, where he led crisis communications efforts for clients. He most recently held the title of executive director.
He was previously stationed at Ruder Finn, where he was a senior VP in that independent agency’s corporate reputation practice, and also held a managerial role in Hill & Knowlton’s corporate practice. An attorney, Hoff began his career as associate director at the Anti-Defamation League.
As crisis practice leader, Hoff will lead a global team of crisis and litigation communication experts. He also joins the agency’s global leadership team, which guides strategy and global decisions.