When Wendy’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. Anderson’s pending replacement by operations expert Roland Smith, announced last month along with the sale of Wendy’s to Arby’s parent Triarc Cos., which Smith ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!