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New York, NJ, United States, 2010/04/13 - Award-winning global communication consultancy APCO Worldwide has hired John Dudzinsky as a vice president, Nelson Fernandez, managing director of APCO's New York office, announced today.
Dudzinsky joins APCO with more than 14 years of experience in financial communication and media relations in New York and London.
"John is a seasoned professional and will add immediate value to our firm's offering," said Fernandez. "With a keen understanding of today’s global financial marketplace and media environment, he brings a strong track record and relationships to support clients in critical communication situations. We are very excited to welcome John to our growing financial communication and media relations practices in New York."
Prior to joining APCO, Dudzinsky was a director at Kreab Gavin Anderson, a strategic communication consultancy, and a managing director of media relations at Taylor Rafferty, a financial communication and investor relations firm. He has led high-profile strategic communication assignments and traditional and new media programs for major multinational corporations as well as smaller growth companies. He has also provided communication counsel on IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, crises and other special situations.
"With its strong reputation, thoughtful team and world class client roster, APCO is a leader in the industry," said Dudzinsky. "Companies and organizations face an increasingly complex and fast-moving external environment that demands new communication approaches, channels and reach into stakeholder audiences. I'm thrilled to be joining APCO's team and applying my skills and experience to helping our clients achieve their objectives in the marketplace."
Dudzinsky will take a leadership role in media relations for APCO's financial communication and other practice areas, including corporate positioning and crisis management.
About APCO Worldwide
Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide (apcoworldwide.com) is an award-winning, independently owned global communication consultancy with offices in major cities throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and seven of the top 10 companies on Fortune's Global 500. APCO offers services related to business, industry and finance; media, public opinion and society; and government and public policy. The firm is a majority women-owned business.