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Peter W. May

Peter W. May is president and a founding partner of Trian Fund Management, an investment firm that invests in under-performing and under-valued companies and works with them to create lasting shareholder value.

Peter serves as vice chairman of The Wendy’s Company and is also a director of Mondelez International, Inc. He recently retired from the board of Tiffany & Co. From 1993 through 2007 he served as president, chief operating officer, and a director of Triarc Companies. Which, during that period, owned Arby’s Restaurant Group, The Snapple Beverage Group, and several consumer and industrial businesses.

Peter is chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Mount Sinai Health System, New York City’s largest academic health system. He is vice chairman of the New York Philharmonic, a trustee of the University of Chicago and the New York Historical Society, a director of Lincoln Center, and a partner of the Partnership for New York City. He has served on numerous other not-for-profit boards.

Peter received A.B. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Chicago and is a certified public accountant. He also holds an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.


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