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New York, NY, United States, 2010/12/07 - Caroline Wolter Starke, an experienced communication counselor and media relations specialist, joins APCO Worldwide as a New York-based vice president, Nelson Fernandez, managing director of the company's New York office, announced today.
"Caroline's impressive communication background encompasses valuable knowledge in corporate reputation building, issues management, consumer media campaigns and media relations," said Fernandez. "She also brings strong health care and financial services expertise, which will significantly enhance our ability to service clients in these sectors."
Prior to joining APCO, Starke specialized in corporate reputation building and issues management at Robinson Lerer & Montgomery Strategic Communications, where she helped build and improve public reputations for companies across a number of industries facing perception challenges.
"I am excited to be joining APCO's dynamic and growing team in New York," said Starke. "The company has a passion for doing excellent, cutting-edge work, and I look forward to helping our clients make the most of today's evolving media environment."
Starke previously managed consumer media campaigns at Edelman Worldwide and served in Burson-Marsteller's corporate/financial practice. In addition, Starke managed both internal and external communication in the Americas for international investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort. She began her career at Kaplow Communications, a New York boutique firm specializing in consumer, beauty, e-commerce and technology public relations.
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.