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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 Employees4,833

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Todd Allan PenegorPres, CEO & Director4.42M10.81M1965
Mr. Gunther PloschChief Financial Officer2.1M1.48M1969
Mr. Kevin VasconiChief Information Officer1.85MN/A1961
Ms. Abigail E. PringlePres of International & Chief Devel. Officer1.9MN/A1974
Mr. Kurt A. KanePres of U.S. & Chief Commercial Officer2.25M2.72M1972
Ms. Leigh A. BurnsideSr. VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1970
Mr. Matt SpessardSr. VP & Global Chief Technology OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Gregory J. LemenchickSr. Director of Investor Relations and Corp. FP&AN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Eric J. Wunsch Esq.Chief 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 December 31, 2021 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is 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 2, 2022, it operated approximately 403 company-operated restaurants; 5,535 franchised restaurants in the United States; and 1,006 franchised restaurants internationally. The company also owns and leases real estate properties. It owns 485 and leases 1,235 properties, which are leased or subleased 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 October 1, 2022 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 3; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 1.

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 a 10 indicates higher governance risk.