Peter W. May

President & Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP

Peter W. May

Peter W. May

President & Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP

Overview
Career Highlights

Trian Fund Management LP
Triarc Companies, Inc.
Trian Group LP

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2268

Primary Location

New York

Number of Boards

24

Birthday

1943

Age

78

Number of Awards

3

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Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at The Wendy's Co.

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Founding Partner at Ehrenkranz Partners LP

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Former Vice Chairman at Mount Sinai Health System, Inc.

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Former Vice Chairman at Mount Sinai Health System, Inc.

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Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP

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Former President at NYC Economic Development Corporation

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Partner at East Wind Advisors LLC

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Co-Chairman at Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Hess Corp.

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President & Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP
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Child

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, Inc. provides children facing adversity in New York City with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 mentoring relationships with adults that change its lives for the better, forever. The firm partners with families, volunteers, organizations and the community to inspire positive change in all. The company was founded on December 3, 1904 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Child
Pediatric Health Educator at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Inc.

Founded in 1852, The Mount Sinai Hospital is a 1,171-bed, tertiary-care teaching facility acclaimed internationally for excellence in clinical care. U.S. News & World Report ranks Mount Sinai among the top hospitals nationwide. Mount Sinai also ranks in several specialties, and is top 10 in three of those: Geriatrics (#4), Gastroenterology (#9), and Ear, Nose & Throat (#10). The opening years of the 21st century found The Mount Sinai Medical Center struggling financially, but by the end of the Hospital’s 150th anniversary celebration in 2002/2003, steps had already been taken to chart a new course. In January 2003, Kenneth L. Davis, MD, Mount Sinai Class of 1973, was named Dean of the School of Medicine. On March 24th he was also named President and CEO of The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Four years later the two offices were split and Dennis S. Charney, MD became Dean. In 2010 the School reached a milestone when the Middle States Commission granted Mount Sinai initial accreditation to be a free-standing entity that would grant its own degrees – something the founders of the School had envisioned 50 years previously. In 2012 the name of the School was changed to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, to honor the lifetime generosity of Trustee Carl Icahn to Mount Sinai. That same year Mount Sinai celebrated the opening of a new clinical and research facility, the Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and Medicine.

Parent, Deceased
Former Member, Advisory Board of Trustees at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Inc.

Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Inc. provides health care services. It is acute care teaching hospital, providing a comprehensive range of health services to residents of southern Florida's Miami-Dade counties and surrounding areas. The medical center provides services ranging from maternity care and pediatrics to geriatric medicine. It offers health services including cardiology, cardiac surgery, oncology, pulmonary medicine, diagnostic imaging and rehabilitative care. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Miami Beach, FL.

Education
MBA
Class of 1965

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is a graduate business school located in Chicago, Illinois, at the University of Chicago. Formerly known as the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago Booth is the second-oldest business school in the U.S., the first such school to offer an Executive MBA program, and the first to initiate a Ph.D. program in business. The school was renamed in 2008 following a $300 million endowment gift to the school by alumnus David G. Booth. The school has the third-largest endowment of any business school. The school's flagship campus is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago on the main campus of the university. The school also maintains additional campuses in London and Asia (originally Singapore, but in July 2013 a move to Hong Kong was announced), as well as in downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. In addition to conducting graduate business programs, the school conducts research in the fields of finance, economics, quantitative marketing research, and accounting. Chicago Booth is currently ranked first in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek and first globally by the Economist.

AB
Class of 1964

UCE’s Office of Investments is responsible for managing the University's investment assets, which includes overseeing the endowment to ensure that it benefits both current and future generations of the University of Chicago. They oversee the broad investment strategy and provide input to the development of the strategic and tactical investment policies of the University & UCMC endowments, pension plans and self-insurance trust assets. Their strategy combines qualitative and quantitative analysis, seeking to achieve superior investment performance on a risk-adjusted basis.

Career History
President & Founding Partner
2005 - Current

Trian Fund Management typically invests in publicly-traded equity securities with attractive business models that they believe trade significantly below intrinsic value primarily due to operating underperformance and/or under-management. The firm employs fundamental analysis, including equity valuation analysis and credit analysis.

President & Chief Operating Officer
1993 - 2007

Triarc Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a franchisor of the Arby's restaurant system in the United States and Canada. The company operates in two segments, Restaurants and Asset Management. The Restaurants segment owns and operates Arby's restaurants specializing in slow-roasted roast beef sandwiches

President & Chief Operating Officer
1989 - 1993

Trian Group LP is a private company headquartered in New York, NY, involved in miscellaneous business credit institutions.

Boards & Committees
Director
1999 - 2000

Ascent Entertainment Group, Inc., a subsidiary of SONIFI Solutions, Inc., is an American company located in Denver, CO, that provides pay-per-view entertainment, video distribution and information services. It was acquired by SONIFI Solutions, Inc. from Qurate Retail, Inc. on 04 Apr 07 for $395.57 million.

Director
1998 - 2007

Encore Capital Group is a leading provider of debt management and recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a broad range of assets. Through its subsidiaries, the company purchases portfolios of consumer receivables from major banks, credit unions, and utility providers, and partners with individuals as they repay their obligations and work toward financial recovery. Through its Propel Financial Services subsidiary, the company assists property owners who are delinquent on their property taxes by structuring affordable monthly payment plans. Success in our business hinges on understanding, measuring, and predicting financially distressed consumer behavior, and we have invested heavily to build one of the industry’s strongest analytic platforms focused on this demographic segment. Encore’s success and future growth are driven by its sophisticated and widespread use of analytics, its broad investments in data and behavioral science, the significant cost advantages provided by its highly-efficient operating model and proven investment strategy, and the company’s demonstrated commitment to conducting business ethically and in ways that support its consumers’ financial recovery. Headquartered in San Diego, Encore is a publicly traded NASDAQ Global Select company (ticker symbol: ECPG) and a component stock of the Russell 2000, the S&P SmallCap 600, and the Wilshire 4500. Our Company’s operations include sites in San Diego, CA, Phoenix, AZ, St. Cloud, MN, San Antonio, TX, New Delhi, India, and San Jose, Costa Rica. We currently have over 2,400 employees worldwide, and possess a large third-party network of collection agencies and litigators throughout the United States. Our Propel Financial Services subsidiary focuses primarily on the property tax financing industry. Based in San Antonio, it is the largest property tax finance company in Texas. Propel’s customers appreciate its competitive rates, flexible terms, and ability to fund deals quickly

President, Chief Operating Officer & Director
1983 - 1988

Triangle Industries, Inc. provides stamping, wire forming, tube bending, sheet metal fabrications, and assembly services. It offers engineered solutions, tube bending and wire forms, welded assemblies, and custom fulfillment. The company was founded by August Helfrict in 1970 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$2.5M - $5M
2019

Carnegie Hall’s mission is to present extraordinary music and musicians on the three stages of this legendary hall, to bring the transformative power of music to the widest possible audience, to provide visionary education programs, and to foster the future of music through the cultivation of new works, artists, and audiences.

$25K - $50K
2019

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. provides entertainment services. It offers dance, music, film, opera, theater, family, and festivals and programs. The company was founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 14, 1959 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$25K - $50K
2018

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. provides entertainment services. It offers dance, music, film, opera, theater, family, and festivals and programs. The company was founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 14, 1959 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$2,700
2018

Representative at Office of the Representative from California's 16th District, Jim Costa

$2,700
2018

Representative from New York's 12th Congressional District

$2,700
2017

Senator from Connecticut

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Trian Partners Co-Investment Opportunities Fund LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Trian SPV VIII LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Trian SPV VII-L LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
Rank #120
2014
Crain's New York Business - Most Connected New Yorkers
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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