WASHINGTON, D.C.—James P. Moore, Jr., former U.S. assistant secretary of commerce for trade development, is joining APCO Worldwide as a senior counselor and member of the company’s international advisory council.
Moore also served as principal deputy assistant secretary of commerce for international economic policy and was responsible for negotiating a series of trade and economic agreements for the United States with Japan, China, Brazil and South Korea, among other countries.
Earlier in his career, he was deputy assistant secretary of commerce for trade information and analysis and became the head of the permanent U.S. delegation to the Industry Committee of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris. Prior to his appointments in commerce, he was a legislative director on Capitol Hill, drafting significant legislation and working closely with the U.S. House Ways & Means Committee.
Upon leaving the U.S. government, Moore founded ATI, a global investment banking firm. He teaches international business, ethics and management at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. He is also an author and is currently working on a book that addresses the problems, challenges and prospects facing Western economies, businesses and societies.