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Managing Director, France

Arnaud Pochebonne, an award-winning strategic consultant and communications expert, is managing director of APCO’s Paris office and is Europe lead of APCO’s Corporate Reputation practice. He specializes in in strategic and operational consulting, crisis communication, change management and executive positioning.

During his more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Pochebonne has led various communications campaigns for French and international organizations and corporations, winning several awards including Cannes Lions, Eurobest, TopCom, Grand Prix Stratégie and Agence de l’Année.

Prior to joining APCO Worldwide, Mr. Pochebonne served as the managing director and executive vice president of EMEA for Weber Shandwick France. Prior to joining Weber Shandwick, he was a senior consultant at Burson-Marsteller, where he focused on crisis communications and public affairs.

From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Pochebonne was junior consultant in the communication agency, Tilder Associates. He started his career at the Business Intelligence department of the Secrétariat Général de la Défense Nationale (SGDN), a Prime Minister Service.

Mr. Pochebonne holds a degree from the French business school ISG.