Senior Vice President
Aiden Woglom is a Senior Vice President at Prosek Partners, where he supports clients through multi-stakeholder communications programs in event-driven, financial and crisis situations. He has extensive special situations experience, having advised companies around M&A, shareholder activism, proxy contests, litigation, crisis communications and IPOs/spin-offs.
Aiden’s engagements include advising Fiserv in its $22 billion acquisition of First Data, FMC Technology in its $13 billion merger with Technip, American Tower in its $10 billion acquisition of CoreSite, Tech Data in its $6 billion sale to Apollo and subsequent $7.2 billion merger with SYNNEX, and Latch in its $1.6 billion listing on the Nasdaq through a SPAC transaction with Tishman Speyer Properties, among others. In addition, he has provided long-term investor and public relations support to a range of large- to mid-cap clients, including Bath & Body Works, Host Hotels & Resorts, Motorola Solutions, Oshkosh Corporation and Verizon.
Prior to joining Prosek, Aiden was a Director at Joele Frank Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher. He began his career at FGS Global, where he worked in the firm's U.S. Capital Markets and Transactions Practice. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Creative Writing.
Q & A
What are you most proud of in your career?
Supporting Fiserv in its $22 billion acquisition of First Data, one of the largest fintech mergers in history, and, over the course of several years, helping guide L Brands through its reorganization, proxy fight with Barington Capital, leadership succession and eventual split into Bath & Body Works and Victoria’s Secret.
Name one thing most people don’t know about you.
I was an amateur snowboard racer in my youth and, at one time, was ranked #15 in the country.
How would your mother describe you?
That guy who helped make my wonderful grandson.
What are your greatest strengths as a communications practitioner?
I believe that one of my greatest strengths is my ability to translate complex situations into clear, understandable messaging for a broad audience of stakeholders.
What is your favorite food?
My wife’s japchae (Korean glass noodles). She made it on our first date and the rest is history.
Describe your perfect client.
One that is collaborative, recognizes the importance of good corporate communications, and values unbiased counsel.
What three hobbies or activities do you enjoy most?
Reading with my son, tinkering with home automation, and searching for the perfect espresso.
What’s your favorite part of the workday?
First thing in the morning, when you can read through the important news of the day and get the rest of your day organized.
Who would play you in the movie version of your life?
I’ve been told I look like Jim Sturgess, so let’s go with him.
What is your favorite quote?
“Good communication is the bridge between confusion and clarity.” – Nat Turner