Nicholas Ashooh

Nicholas Ashooh

Nicholas Ashooh is senior director of corporate and executive communication at APCO Worldwide, where he focuses on providing corporate communication services to C-suite clients. He is also a member of APCO’s International Advisory Council. Nick has more than 37 years of experience in corporate communications, serving as senior communications officer at five Fortune 500 companies across several sectors, including energy and utilities, financial services, insurance, metals and mining, and entertainment. Most recently, he served as vice president of corporate affairs for Alcoa, a global metals and mining giant. There, he was responsible for media relations, community relations, internal communications, marketing communications and corporate reputation. He also oversaw the Alcoa Foundation, one of the largest corporate foundations in the United States, and was a member of Alcoa’s Executive Council, which set strategy for the company.

Continuing our series marking the Global Excellence Awards – an international celebration of the best in PR and communications hosted by Communication Director – we asked four jury members of the North American Excellence Awards to share their experiences of leading communications across the continent.

Between you, you represent decades of professional experience in corporate communications. During your careers, what have been some of the biggest developments in the way communicators work?


A communications director shares their take on the state of North American corporate communications

Nicholas Ashooh (@Nick_Ashooh), senior director of corporate and executive communication at APCO Worldwide, sits on the jury of the North-American Excellence...