Mr. Peter W. May is an Independent Director at Mondelez International, Inc., a President & Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP, a Chairman at Leni & Peter May Family Foundation, a Chairman at The Mount Sinai Health System, Inc. and a Founding Member at The Laura Rosenberg Foundation, Inc.
He is on the Board of Directors at Mondelez International, Inc., The Wendy's Co., Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc., The Partnership for New York City, The University of Chicago and New York Philharmonic.
He co-founded Trian Fund Management in November 2005.
He serves as the non-executive Vice Chairman of The Wendy’s Company.
From May 2008 through May 2017, Mr. May served as a director of Tiffany & Co. From April 1993 through June 2007, he served as President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of Triarc Companies, Inc., which during that period of time owned Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. and the Snapple Beverage Group, as well as other consumer and industrial businesses.
He was President and Chief Operating Officer and a director of Triangle Industries, Inc. from 1983 until December 1988, the largest packaging company in the world and a Fortune 100 industrial company, when that company was acquired by Pechiney, S.A., a leading international metals and packaging company.
Mr. May received A.B. and M.B.A. degrees from The University of Chicago and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
He also holds an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University.