Peter W. May
Peter W. May "is President and founding partner of Trian Partners, a New York-based investment management firm launched in November 2005. Mr. May also serves as Vice Chairman and a director of Trian Acquisition I Corp. (AMEX: TUX.U), a publicly traded blank check company formed to effect a business combination, and as non-executive Vice Chairman and a director of Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. (formerly Triarc Companies, Inc. ("Triarc")) (WEN), which is the third largest quick-service restaurant company in the United States and is the franchisor for the Wendy's® and Arby's® restaurant systems. In addition, Mr. May serves as a director and chairman of the compensation committee of Deerfield Capitol Corp. (NYSE:DFR). Mr. May served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Triarc from April 1993 through June 2007. Prior to joining Triarc, Mr. May was President and Chief Operating Officer of Trian Group, Inc., which provided investment banking and management services for entities controlled by him. Mr. May also served as President and Chief Operating Officer and a director of Triangle Industries, Inc., which, through wholly-owned subsidiaries, was, at the time, a manufacturer of packaging products (through American National Can Company), copper electrical wire and cable and steel conduit and currency and coin handling products. Mr. May is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, where he led the turnaround of this major academic health center from serious financial difficulties to what is today one of the most profitable and fastest growing academic medical centers in the United States. In addition, Mr. May is a Trustee of the University of Chicago, a member of its Executive Committee, and a member of the Advisory Council on the Graduate School of Business at The University of Chicago. Mr. May is also a Trustee of Carnegie Hall and a partner of the Partnership for New York City, as well as the past Chairman of the UJA Federation's "Operation Exodus" campaign and an honorary member of the Board of Trustees of The 92nd Street Y. He is a founding member of the Laura Rosenberg Memorial Foundation for Pediatric Leukemia Research and is Chairman of the Board of The Leni and Peter May Family Foundation. He was first elected a director of the Company in May 2008." 
- Director, Tiffany & Co
Resources and articles
- Directors, Tiffany & Co, accessed June 15, 2010.