Peter K. Shea

Consumer Products/Food & Beverage
Mr. Shea is an Operating Partner of Snow Phipps and currently serves as the Chairman of FeraDyne Outdoors and Teasdale Foods. Mr. Shea was previously President of Icahn Enterprises (NYSE:IEP) and Head of Portfolio Operations for Icahn Associates, which included an activist Hedge Fund and 13 Operating Companies owned / controlled by Carl Icahn. These companies included; home fashion, gaming, telecommunications, rail car manufacturing, leasing, industrial packaging, auto parts, hotels, resorts, real estate holdings and development. Mr. Shea was previously a Managing Director for H.J. Heinz in Europe where he was responsible for all lines of business. He was the Founder of Specialty Meats Group, a branded processed foods company. Mr. Shea worked for years at United Brands Company (NYSE:UB) where he was CEO of John Morrell & Company, President of Grupo Polymer United and United Brands Head of Corporate Development. Mr. Shea started his career in product management at General Foods Corporation.

Mr. Shea received his MBA from the University of Southern California and a BBA from Iona College. Mr. Shea is currently Chairman of the Board of Voltari Corp (OTC:VLTC) and a Board Member of Trump Entertainment Resorts, Viskase Companies (OTC:VKSC), CVR Partners (NYSE:UAN), and Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp II (NASDAQ:HCACU). He was previously a Board Director of Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp I (NASDAQ:HCACU), Give and Go Prepared Foods, Sitel Worldwide, XO Communications, American Railcar Industries (NASDAQ:ARII), WestPoint Home, CTI Foods, Premium Standard Farms and New Energy Company of Indiana. He has been a lecturer at Boston University.

Current and Former Snow Phipps Portfolio Companies

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