COLUMBUS Ohio Bob Barney, a former chairman and chief executive officer of Wendyâ€™s International Inc., died May 31 at age 70. Barney joined the quick-service companyÂ after founder Dave Thomas had opened just two Wendyâ€™s stores. He was largely credited with building it into a national chain, though with a few setbacks along the way.Barney began his foodservice career in 1962 as a franchise owner of Kentucky Fried Chicken in Athens, Ohio. He had met Dave Thomas in 1964, when he moved to ...
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