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At a Glance

Uppers

Global PR and communications company

Committed to women and minorities

Downers

Long hours and high stress for employees

Inconsistencies between offices

The Bottom Line

APCO Worldwide is a communications and public affairs consultancy that combines global reach with local understanding.

About Apco Worldwide LLC

Public affairs and strategic communications put APCO Worldwide on the map. The company's specialized services include corporate, investor, employee communication, crisis management, litigation communication, and government relations. It serves governments, industry associations, nonprofit organizations, and FORTUNE 500 companies; clients have included Johnson Controls, Dow Corning, Microsoft, The European Express Association, and The China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO). APCO, a majority woman-owned business, was originally established in 1984.

Geographic Reach

The company has 34 offices in North America, Europe, and Africa and has been aggressively expanding into Asia

Strategy

In 2012 the India operations of APCO Worldwide entered into strategic partnership with Aakriti Promotions & Media Ltd, a premier Ahmedabad-based advertising agency, focused on developing a comprehensive communication offer in the country. The partnership strategically integrated APCO and Aakriti's services to provide a 360-degree communication service to present and future clients in Asia.

Elsewhere APCO has been expanding via acquisitions and branching out its office network in select markets.

Apco Worldwide LLC

1299 Penn Ave NW Ste 300
Washington, DC 20004-2412
Phone: 1 (202) 778-1000

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Chief Financial Officer: Debra Delman
Managing Director: Mamoon Sbeih
Chief Operating Officer: Anne Wang
Employees (This Location): 210
Employees (All Locations): 585

Major Office Locations

Washington, DC

Other Locations

Washington, DC
Chicago, IL
Raleigh, NC
New York, NY
Seattle, WA
Milano, Italy
Moscow, Russia
Frankfurt Am Main, Germany