WASHINGTON: APCO Worldwide has formed a regional partnership with Scandinavian consultancy Rud Pedersen.
The agreement will give clients access to Rud Pedersen's teams in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Copenhagen, and Oslo.
Ten-year-old Rud Pedersen focuses on public affairs, strategic communication, and issues and crisis management. The firm has 25 employees.
The two agencies have worked together on client accounts in the publishing, pharmaceutical, and healthcare sectors.
APCO just named Bob Kocher, former special assistant to President Barack Obama on healthcare and economic policy, to its health advisory board and international advisory council.