Nelson Peltz has been a Non-Executive Director of Janus Henderson since February 2022. Nelson is currently a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee.
Nelson has been Chief Executive Officer and a Founding Partner of Trian since November 2005. He currently serves as the non-executive Chairman of The Wendy’s Company as Chairman, Executive Committee and Chairman, Corporate Social Responsibility Committee as well as a director of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. (formally known as The Madison Square Garden Company). Nelson previously served as a director of HJ Heinz Company from September 2006 to June 2013, Legg Mason, Inc. from October 2009 to December 2014 and May 2019 to July 2020, Ingersoll-Rand plc from August 2012 to June 2014, MSG Networks Inc. from December 2014 to September 2015, Mondelēz International, Inc. from January 2014 to March 2018, Sysco Corporation from August 2015 to August 2021, The Procter & Gamble Company from March 2018 to October 2021 and Invesco Ltd. from November 2020 to February 2022. He was recognised 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, Nelson 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. Nelson was Chairman and Chief Executive 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, SA, a leading international metals and packaging company. He began his business career in 1963 when he joined his family food business. Nelson is Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre. In addition, Nelson is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Weill Cornell Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences, a member of the board and trustee of New York-Presbyterian Hospital, a member and governor of the board of New York-Presbyterian Foundation, Inc., a member of the Board of Overseers of The Milken Institute, a member of the Honourary Board of Directors of the Prostate Cancer Foundation (formerly known as CaP CURE), a member of the Intrepid Advisory Council, a member of the Board of Directors of the Avon Old Farms School and a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Intrepid Museum Foundation. Nelson attended The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is the father-in-law of Edward Garden, a fellow Non-Executive Director of Janus Henderson.