Rodolfo Araujo, CFA
- Senior Managing Director
- Strategic Communications
- T: +1 202 346 8816
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- 555 12th Street, NW
- Suite 700
- Washington, DC, 20004
- United States
- T: +1 202 312 9100
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- B.A., Communication, Catholic University of Salvador
- M.A., Marketing, ESPM
- M.B.A., The Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
- Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rodolfo S. Araujo is a Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting and is based in Washington, D.C. He also serves as the head of the segment’s Corporate Governance and Activism practice.
Mr. Araujo advises public companies of all sizes on mergers & acquisitions, contested proxy campaigns and corporate governance issues.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, his role at ISS’ Special Situations Research Group focused on providing analysis and voting recommendations on proxy fights for board seats, including Procter & Gamble, Arconic, ADP, General Motors, and Buffalo Wild Wings; as well as contested M&A transactions and hostile takeover attempts, including Broadcom/Qualcomm, Dell Technologies’ conversion into Dell Class C, Cigna/Express Scripts, Rite Aid/Albertsons, PrivateBancorp/CIBC, Ensco/Rowan, EQT/Rice, and Hyundai Mobis/Glovis.
Mr. Araujo frequently engaged with company directors, executive officers, dissident shareholders and institutional investors. Over the past three years, he was also responsible for structuring the financial analysis framework ISS uses to evaluate both contested and uncontested M&A transactions, training ISS’ sector teams on valuation techniques and financial analysis.
Prior to ISS, Mr. Araujo served as a Research Analyst at Sands Capital, a growth-oriented global asset manager with approximately $50 billion under management. He joined Sands Capital from Inca Investments, a value-oriented equity hedge fund with a focus on Latin America, where he served as an Investment Analyst.
Mr. Araujo holds an M.B.A. from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.