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The Wendy's Company (WEN)

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The Wendy's Company

One Dave Thomas Boulevard
Dublin, OH 43017
United States
614 764 3100

Sector(s)Consumer Cyclical
Full-time employees4,667

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Todd Allan PenegorPres, CEO & Director2.61M7.23M1965
Mr. Gunther PloschChief Financial Officer1.31M2M1969
Mr. Kevin VasconiChief Information Officer324.81kN/A1961
Ms. Abigail E. PringlePres of International & Chief Devel. Officer1.2M3.1M1974
Mr. Kurt A. KanePres of U.S. & Chief Commercial Officer1.39MN/A1972
Mr. Deepak AjmaniChief Operations OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Leigh A. BurnsideSr. VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1970
Gregory J. LemenchickSr. Director of Investor Relations and Corp. FP&AN/AN/AN/A
Mr. E. J. WunschChief Legal Officer & Sec.N/AN/A1971
Mr. Michael G. BernerVP of Corp. & Securities Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Assistant Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


The Wendy's Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant company. It operates through three segments: Wendy's U.S., Wendy's International, and Global Real Estate & Development. The company is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants specializing in hamburger sandwiches. As of January 3, 2021, it operated approximately 361 Company-operated restaurants; 5,520 franchised restaurants in the United States; and 947 franchised restaurants internationally. The company also owns and leases real estate properties. It owns 509 and leases 1,245 properties, which are leased or subleased primarily to franchisees. The company was formerly known as Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. and changed its name to The Wendy's Company in July 2011. The Wendy's Company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.

Corporate governance

The Wendy's Company’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 26 September 2021 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 9; Board: 6; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.