Mr. Nelson Peltz is Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP, Non-Executive Chairman at The Wendy's Co., Chairman at New York Tolerance Center, Co-Chairman at Simon Wiesenthal Center, Inc. and General Partner & Owner at Trian Partners General Partner LLC.
He is on the Board of Directors at Sysco Corp., The Madison Square Garden Co., Mondelez International, Inc., Intrepid Museum Foundation, Inc., Milken Institute and Weill Cornell Medical College.
He founded Trian Fund Management in November 2005.
He previously served as a Director of H. J. Heinz Company from September 2006 to June 2013, Legg Mason, Inc. from October 2009 to December 2014 and Ingersoll-Rand plc from August 2012 to June 2014. Mr. Peltz was recognized by The National Association of Corporate Directors in 2010, 2011 and 2012 as among the most influential people in the global corporate governance arena. From April 1993 through June 2007, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer 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.
Mr. Peltz attended The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania