Nelson Peltz

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP

Nelson Peltz

Nelson Peltz

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP

Overview
Career Highlights

Triarc Companies, Inc.
Trian Group LP
Avery, Inc.

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2541

Primary Location

Bedford, NY, United States

Number of Boards

30

Birthday

1942 - Brooklyn, New York

Age

78

Number of Awards

17

Estimated Net Worth

$1.5B

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President & 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 Trian Fund Management LP

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Chief Executive Officer at The Madison Square Garden Company

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Former Executive Chairman at FCB Financial Holdings, Inc.

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Founder at 605

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Legg Mason, Inc.

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Advisory Partner at Trian Fund Management LP

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Hampshire Group Ltd.

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Founder at Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP
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Partner & Senior Analyst at Trian Fund Management LP

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. However, they may also invest in a range of securities and instruments, including US and non-US equity and equity-related securities (including distressed investments), bonds, bank debt and other fixed income investments, futures, forward contracts, warrants, options, repurchase agreements, reverse repurchase agreements, bankruptcy and trade claims, swaps and other derivative instruments, currencies, commodities, money market securities and other cash equivalents. The funds generally may take either long or short positions and most of the funds may use leverage in connection with their activities. The funds may also participate in going-private transactions and invest in privately-held companies. Trian Fund Management employs fundamental analysis, including equity valuation analysis and credit analysis.

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Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP

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. However, they may also invest in a range of securities and instruments, including US and non-US equity and equity-related securities (including distressed investments), bonds, bank debt and other fixed income investments, futures, forward contracts, warrants, options, repurchase agreements, reverse repurchase agreements, bankruptcy and trade claims, swaps and other derivative instruments, currencies, commodities, money market securities and other cash equivalents. The funds generally may take either long or short positions and most of the funds may use leverage in connection with their activities. The funds may also participate in going-private transactions and invest in privately-held companies. Trian Fund Management employs fundamental analysis, including equity valuation analysis and credit analysis.

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Member, Honorary Board at Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), formerly known as CaP CURE, is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 in order to discover better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. As of 2012, PCF has raised more than $500 million for research and funded more than 1,600 research projects at nearly 200 institutions in 17 countries. In the past 2 years, 5 new drugs that extend the lives of men with metastatic prostate cancer have been approved by the FDA. PCF initiated and supported academic treatment science that fast-forwarded every one of these approvals.

Education
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The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Career History
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1989 - 1993

Trian Group LP is an American private company located in New York, NY, involved in miscellaneous business credit institutions.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
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.

Chairman & Chief Executive
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

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2018 - Current

Procter & Gamble Co. engages in the provision of branded consumer packaged goods. It operates through the following segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Beauty segment offers hair, skin, and personal care. The Grooming segment comprises of shave care like female and male blades and razors, pre and post shave products, and appliances. The Health Care segment includes oral care products like toothbrushes, toothpaste, and personal health care such as gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, and vitamins, minerals, and supplements. The Fabric and Home Care segment consist of fabric enhancers, laundry additives and detergents, and air, dish, and surface care. The Baby, Feminine and Family Care segment sells baby wipes, diapers, and pants, adult incontinence, feminine care, paper towels, tissues, and toilet paper. The company was founded by William Procter and James Gamble in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

Independent Director
2015 - Current

Building customer relationships requires time, effort and sincerity. For Sysco, it began with a promise to assist foodservice operators in providing consumers with solutions for meals consumed away from home. Since the initial public offering in 1970, when sales were $115 million, Sysco has grown to $37 billion in sales for fiscal year 2010. Many solid customer relationships have been nurtured along the way, countless dining trends and meal alternatives have evolved, and today the decision to consume meals prepared away from home is as much necessity as choice. Since then, the industry it serves has expanded from $35 billion to more than $200 billion. Today, Sysco has sales and service relationships with approximately 400,000 customers and remains committed to helping them succeed in the foodservice industry and satisfy consumers' appetites. Operating from more than 180 locations throughout the United States, Canada and Ireland, Sysco's product lines are as diverse as the 45,000 employees who support its daily operations. They include not only the ingredients needed to prepare meals, but also numerous ancillary preparation and serving items. As a result, Sysco can make a difference in its customers' lives and the success of their businesses

Member, Board of Directors
2009 - Current

Since its founding in 1899 in Baltimore, Maryland, Legg Mason has evolved into one of the largest asset management firms in the world, serving individual and institutional investors on six continents. Today's Legg Mason is a diversified group of global asset management firms ("affiliates") who are recognized for their proven investment expertise and long-term performance. The principal investment affiliates of Legg Mason are among the industry leaders in their respective areas of specialization, with unique investment approaches that have been developed over decades. The distinctive Legg Mason “multi-affiliate” business model provides clients with a broad spectrum of Equity, Fixed Income, Liquidity and Alternatives solutions, from mutual funds to college savings plans to variable annuities to separately managed accounts. Legg Mason affiliates operate with investment autonomy, with each affiliate pursuing its own unique investment philosophy and process and maintaining its own investment culture, in order to create sustainable value for its clients. Legg Mason provides global distribution and invests in growth through core strategic services including capital allocation for product development, investing in our existing affiliates and making new acquisitions. The diversification and balance of Legg Mason have fueled the company’s performance over its twenty-nine year history as a public company. Legg Mason is one of the largest asset managers in the world, with assets under management of $648 billion as of December 31, 2012

Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

The Madison Square Garden Co. engages in the provision sports and entertainment business. Its sports franchises include the New York Knicks (Knicks), National Basketball Association (NBA), New York Rangers (Rangers), National Hockey League (NHL), New York Liberty (Liberty), Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL), Westchester Knicks of the NBA G League (NBAGL), and Counter Logic Gaming (CLG). It operates through the following segments: Madison Square Garden (MSG) Entertainment, MSG Sports, and Corporate and Others. The MSG Entertainment segment features its live entertainment events, including concerts, family shows, performing arts and special events, which present or host in its diverse collection of venues. The MSG Sports segment promotes, produces, and presents a broad array of other live sporting events, such as professional boxing, college basketball, college hockey, professional bull riding, mixed martial arts, esports, tennis, and college wrestling. The company was founded on March 4, 2015 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Co-Chairman, Board of Trustees
Current

The Simon Wiesenthal Center (often abbreviated SWC), with headquarters in Los Angeles, California, was established in 1977 and named for Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal. According to its mission statement, it is "an international Jewish human rights organization dedicated to repairing the world one step at a time. The Center’s multifaceted mission generates changes through the Snider Social Action Institute and education by confronting antisemitism, hate and terrorism, promoting human rights and dignity, standing with Israel, defending the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaching the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations." The Center is accredited as a non-governmental organization (NGO) at the United Nations, the UNESCO, and the Council of Europe.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is the nation's largest not-for-profit, non-sectarian hospital, with 2,409 beds. The Hospital has nearly 2 million inpatient and outpatient visits in a year, including 12,797 deliveries and 195,294 visits to its emergency departments. NewYork-Presbyterian's 6,144 affiliated physicians and 19,376 staff provide state-of-the-art inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine at five major centers: The Allen Hospital Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division Affiliations with Medical Colleges NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital shares a unique affiliation with two of the nation's leading Ivy League medical schools – Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. With our academic partners, the Hospital shares a commitment to pursuing clinical excellence, engaging in groundbreaking biomedical research, offering outstanding medical education, and providing prevention and wellness services to the community. Our Commitment NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. When you or a member of your family requires care, we will provide the exceptional services that you expect from a first-rate medical institution. Awards NewYork-Presbyterian has consistently been recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., ENERGY STAR, and New York Magazine for our top doctors and healthcare facilities. Read More NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System The NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System serves residents of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx, as well as Westchester, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and several upstate New York counties. Members of the System include acute-care and community hospitals, continuum-of-care facilities, home-health agencies, ambulatory sites, and specialty institutes committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective, and conveniently accessible care to the communities they serve. Each member of the System is an affiliate of either Weill Cornell Medical College or Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

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$5,000 - $10K
2017

Police Athletic League provides recreation services. It offers programs from head start, day care and universal pre-K programs to elementary and middle school after-school programs; and summer day camps and summer play streets. The firm runs evening teen centers; and college readiness programs, as well as youth employment, juvenile justice programs, competitive and recreational sports for children of all ages is a cornerstone of youth development strategy. The company was founded by Arthur Woods in 1914 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$1 - $999
2016

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

$5,000 - $10K
2016

Police Athletic League provides recreation services. It offers programs from head start, day care and universal pre-K programs to elementary and middle school after-school programs; and summer day camps and summer play streets. The firm runs evening teen centers; and college readiness programs, as well as youth employment, juvenile justice programs, competitive and recreational sports for children of all ages is a cornerstone of youth development strategy. The company was founded by Arthur Woods in 1914 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$5,000
2016

Former Senator from New Hampshire

$2,700
2015

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

Transactions
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Trian SPV VIII LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Trian Partners II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Hu Master Holdings LLC provides food services. It offers housemade bacon, organic eggs, tea and poultry, wild fish, sea salt, minimal grains, pure non diary milks. The company was founded by Jordan Brown and Jessica Karp Haber and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Mondelez International, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of snack food and beverage products. It operates through the following geographical segments: Latin America; Asia, Middle East, and Africa; Europe; and North America. Its products include beverages, biscuits, meals, chocolate, gum, and candy. Its brands include but not limited to Nabisco, Oreo, and LU biscuits; Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk, and Milka chocolates; and Trident gum. The company was founded by James Lewis Kraft in 1903 is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

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Mondelez UK Holdings & Services Ltd. manufactures and distributes branded confectionery and beverages. The company was incorporated on May 6, 1897 and is headquartered in Uxbridge, the United Kingdom.

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Advisors
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Awards & Honors
Rank #1376
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #1275
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #358
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Events
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Tiger 21 Headliner Series

The TIGER 21 Headliner Series is a premier speaking venue that attracts some of the world’s most prominent thought leaders.

Speaker
New York City, NY
3rd Annual Delivering Alpha Conference

Speaker
Pierre Hotel-New York, NY
3rd Annual Delivering Alpha Conference

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