When Wendyâ€™s International Inc. appointed its chief financial officer Kerrii Anderson to the chief executive post in 2006, the rise of a numbers guru with no restaurant operations experience appeared to illustrate how thoroughly finance expertise trumped other credentials in an era of buyout fever. Andersonâ€™s pending replacement by operations expert Roland Smith, announced last month along with the sale of Wendyâ€™s to Arbyâ€™s parent Triarc Cos., which Smith ...
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