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Washington, DC, United States, 2010/02/09 - Jessica McCormick, former director of investor relations at Taylor Rafferty, joins APCO Worldwide as a senior associate in the financial communication practice, Nelson Fernandez, managing director of APCO's New York office, announced today.
"Financial-services organizations and other corporate issuers continue to face unprecedented reputational, business and policy challenges," said Fernandez. "Jessica brings 10 years of agency experience in financial communication that will help APCO continue to strengthen our ability to provide top-level client counsel. We are happy to welcome her to the team."
At Taylor Rafferty, McCormick developed and executed financial communication and investor relations programs for clients across a broad range of industries, acting as a trusted advisor to client management teams and communicating directly with relevant financial market constituents.
"APCO truly understands the financial marketplace and combines that with a deep knowledge of today's complex issue environment to help clients design and manage successful multi-stakeholder communication," said McCormick. "I am proud to join a group of seasoned specialists with expertise in corporate positioning, transactions, regulatory affairs, and financial issues and crisis management."
Prior to her work with Taylor Rafferty, McCormick served as an account supervisor for KCSA Worldwide and Citigate Financial Intelligence.
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, 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.