Senior Leadership

Since its founding in 1984, APCO has provided communication, stakeholder engagement and business strategy services that deliver impact for clients around the world. APCO’s board of directors and global leadership team work to ensure APCO provides best-in-class service and thoughtful and inspiring counsel while remaining a responsible corporate citizen. Our clients and colleagues draw on the experiences and wisdom of our International Advisory Council for expert advice and mentorship.

Board Members

Margery Kraus

Founder & Executive Chairman

Brad Staples

Chief Executive Officer

Terry Graunke

Lead Director

Marcia Page

Board Member

Peter Sommerhauser

Board Member

Joseph Zimmel

Former managing director at Goldman, Sachs and Co.

Global Leadership Team

APCO’s Global Leadership Team embodies the diversity of our international company; the rich experiences and business expertise of our team; and the cultural and gender mix of the company. The team oversees the strategic and operational progress of APCO’s business.

Margery Kraus

Founder & Executive Chairman

Brad Staples

Chief Executive Officer

Robert Ardelt

Managing Director, Germany

Claire Boussagol

President, Europe

Debra Delman

Executive Director, Worldwide Chief Financial Officer

Mara Hedgecoth

Senior Director, Global Marketing & Communication

Eliot Hoff

Executive Director, Global Crisis Practice Lead

Marc Johnson

Managing Director, New York and Global Digital Practice Lead

Evan Kraus

President and Managing Director of Operations

Mamoon Sbeih

President, Middle East & North Africa

Martina Tydecks

Executive Director, International

Anne Wang

Chief Operating Officer, Greater China

Kelly Williamson

President, North America

Agnieszka Yank

Chief Talent Officer