Rodolfo Araujo, who was VP at Institutional Shareholder Services, has joined FTI Consulting’s strategic communications group as senior managing director & part of its activism and M&A solutions practice in DC.
As a member of ISS' special situations research group, he provided analysis and voting recommendations on proxy fights for board seats at Procter & Gamble, Arconic, General Motors and Buffalo Wild Wings, and handled M&A transactions/takeover attempts at Broadcom/Qualcomm, Rite Aid/Albertson’s and Hyundai/Glovis.
Earlier, Araujo was a research analyst at Sands Capital, which has $50B under management.
At FTI, he will help clients manage challenges to their environmental, social and governance practices, engage with activist shareholders, navigate proxy contests/shareholder proposals and pursue transactions in hostile/contested situations.
Araujo reports to Brian Kennedy, head of the Americas stratcomm unit.