The Wendy’s Company declares regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today (Nov. 2, 2017) announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share, payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2017.

The approximate number of common shares outstanding as of October 31, 2017 was 242.2 million.

About The Wendy’s Company
The Wendy’s Company is the world’s third-largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s® system includes approximately 6,500 franchise and Company-operated restaurants in the United States and 30 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit www.aboutwendys.com.

There can be no assurance that any additional regular quarterly cash dividends will be declared or paid after the date hereof, or of the amount or timing of such dividends, if any. Future dividend payments, if any, are subject to applicable law, will be made at the discretion of the Board of Directors and will be based on factors such as The Wendy’s Company’s earnings, financial condition and cash requirements and other factors.

Investor Contact:
Peter Koumas
Director – Investor Relations
(614) 764-8478
peter.koumas@wendys.com

SOURCE: The Wendy’s Company

The Wendy’s Company to host Q32017 results conference call on Wednesday, November 8

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) will release its third quarter 2017 results before the market opens on Wednesday, November 8. A conference call will follow at 9:00 a.m. ET, with a simultaneous webcast from the Investors section of the Company’s website at www.aboutwendys.com. The live conference call will be available at (877) 572-6014 or, for international callers, at (281) 913-8524. An archived webcast with the accompanying slides will be available on the Company’s website at www.aboutwendys.com.

About The Wendy’s Company
The Wendy’s Company is the world’s third-largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s® system includes approximately 6,500 franchise and Company-operated restaurants in the United States and 30 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit www.aboutwendys.com.

Investor Contact:

Peter Koumas
Director – Investor Relations
(614) 764-8478
peter.koumas@wendys.com

SOURCE: The Wendy’s Company

The Wendy’s Company declares regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today ( Aug. 3, 2017) announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share, payable on September 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of September 1, 2017.

The approximate number of common shares outstanding as of August 1, 2017 was 243.4 million.

About The Wendy’s Company
The Wendy’s Company is the world’s third-largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s system includes approximately 6,500 franchise and Company-operated restaurants in the United States and 30 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit www.aboutwendys.com.

There can be no assurance that any additional regular quarterly cash dividends will be declared or paid after the date hereof, or of the amount or timing of such dividends, if any. Future dividend payments, if any, are subject to applicable law, will be made at the discretion of the Board of Directors and will be based on factors such as The Wendy’s Company’s earnings, financial condition and cash requirements and other factors.

Contact:
Peter Koumas
Director – Investor Relations
(614) 764-8478
peter.koumas@wendys.com

SOURCE: The Wendy’s Company

The Wendy’s Company elects Kristin A. Dolan to its Board of Directors

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Jul-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today (July 20, 2017) announced that on July 19, 2017, its Board of Directors has increased the size of the Board from 11 to 12 members and elected Kristin A. Dolan to serve as a director of the Company, effective immediately.

Dolan is the founder and has been the Chief Executive Officer of 605 LLC, an audience measurement and data analytics company in the media and entertainment industries, since its inception in November 2016. Prior to founding 605 LLC, Ms. Dolan worked at Cablevision Systems Corporation, a former large communications service provider, where she held several key leadership positions during her tenure with the company. Most recently, she served as Chief Operating Officer, a role in which Ms. Dolan led all aspects of the company’s cable operations, including the advertising sales division and its development of data strategy for audience-driven advertising in the nation’s most influential television viewing market, and oversaw thousands of employees, including the company’s customer and field service workforce.

Speaking on behalf of the Board, Chairman Nelson Peltz said, “My fellow Board members and I are delighted to welcome Kristin to serve on our Board. Her impressive experience in the media and entertainment marketing industries, coupled with her extensive experience as a chief executive officer, chief operating officer and public company director, brings valuable expertise and an insightful perspective to our Board.”

In addition to her Board seat with the Company, Dolan also serves as a director of AMC Networks Inc., The Madison Square Garden Companyand Revlon, Inc.

About The Wendy’s Company

The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) is the world’s third largest quick-service hamburger restaurant chain. The Wendy’s system includes more than 6,500 restaurants in 30 countries and U.S. territories. For more information, visit www.aboutwendys.com.

Investor Contact:
Peter Koumas
Director – Investor Relations
(614) 764-8478
peter.koumas@wendys.com

Media Contact:
Heidi Schauer, Director – Corporate Communications
(614) 764-3368
heidi.schauer@wendys.com

SOURCE: The Wendy’s Company

The Wendy’s Company to host 2Q 2017 results conference call on Wednesday, August 9

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) will release its second quarter 2017 results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 9. A conference call will follow at 9 a.m. ET, with a simultaneous webcast from the investors section of the Company’s website at www.aboutwendys.com. The live conference call will be available at (877) 572-6014 or, for international callers, at (281) 913-8524. An archived webcast with the accompanying slides will be available on the Company’s website at www.aboutwendys.com.

Additionally, the Company has added global systemwide sales by quarter to the supplemental financial information located in the investors section of the Company’s website.

About The Wendy’s Company
The Wendy’s Company is the world’s third-largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s system includes approximately 6,500 franchise and Company-operated restaurants in the United States and 30 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit www.aboutwendys.com.

Investor Contact:

Peter Koumas
Director – Investor Relations
(614) 764-8478
peter.koumas@wendys.com

SOURCE: The Wendy’s Company

The Wendy’s Company to release its 1Q 2017 results on Wednesday, May 10

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) will release its first quarter 2017 results before the market opens on Wednesday, May 10. A conference call will follow at 9 a.m. ET, with a simultaneous webcast from the investors section of the Company’s website at www.aboutwendys.com. The live conference call will be available at (877) 572-6014 or, for international callers, at (281) 913-8524. An archived webcast with the accompanying slides will be available on the Company’s website at www.aboutwendys.com.

About The Wendy’s Company
The Wendy’s Company is the world’s third-largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s system includes approximately 6,500 franchise and Company-operated restaurants in the United States and 30 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit www.aboutwendys.com.

strong>Investor Contact:
Peter Koumas
Director
Investor Relations
(614) 764-8478
peter.koumas@wendys.com

SOURCE: The Wendy’s Company

The Wendy’s Company recognizes employees for extraordinary community volunteerism and engagement

The Wendy’s Company recognizes employees for extraordinary community volunteerism and engagement

Wendy’s Restaurant Manager Matthew Esteves Named Community Ambassador of the Year

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company proudly supports employee volunteerism through the Community Ambassador Grant Program.  Each year, Wendy’s® employees are recognized for extraordinary community volunteerism and engagement with a $2,500 grant to the organization they support.  The Community Ambassador of the Year is selected from this group and awarded an additional $10,000 for their organization.  Matthew Esteves, a Wendy’s Restaurant Manager in Swansea, MA, has been named Wendy’s 2016 Community Ambassador of the Year for his leadership and long-term commitment to the Fall River National Little League in Fall River, MA.

“We were excited to see a record number of employees nominate organizations for a Community Ambassador Grant this year,” said Liliana Esposito, Chief Communications Officer.  “Our founder Dave Thomas taught us to Do The Right Thing and Give Something Back, and it’s inspiring to hear how passionate our employees are about living these values in their lives outside of Wendy’s, as well.

Company employees from across the Wendy’s family – from restaurant team members to regional field offices to corporate employees – are eligible to apply for a grant benefitting an organization they support with their time, talents, and resources.  Wendy’s is proud to recognize these 11 employees, from all areas of the Company, for their philanthropic efforts:

  • Matthew Esteves supporting Fall River National Little League, Fall River, MA (Community Ambassador of the Year) – Matthew played in the league as a child, began volunteering with the league in 2006 at age 16, and is currently the league President.  The league helps children ages 4-12 learn about baseball while also having fun and learning valuable life lessons.  Giving back is also a focus of the league, which hosts an annual Autism Awareness Tournament.  All of the money raised from the tournament is donated to Community Autism Resources, a local organization that supports families with autistic children.  Matthew is a Wendy’s Restaurant Manager in Swansea, MA.
  • Jonathan Gall supporting Camp Quality Illinois, Frankfort, IL – Jonathan has been involved with Camp Quality—a camp for children with cancer and other life threatening illnesses—for 21 years, both as a camper and as a camp volunteer.  Camp Quality is 100% free of charge and gives children a week-long carefree camp experience.  As a former camper, Jonathan volunteers as a camp companion and serves as an inspiring role model to kids battling illness. He also assists with fundraising events throughout the year.  Jonathan is a Wendy’s Restaurant Manager in Naperville, IL.
  • Crista Miller supporting Ohio History Connection, Columbus, OH – Crista has been involved with the Ohio History Connection’s Ohio Village—a living history museum that provides a firsthand view of life in Ohio during the American Civil War—for more than six years and volunteers with the Village’s historical-educational experience.  Crista began volunteering to celebrate her love of history and to put her sewing skills to good use by creating period clothing for the Village.  When she’s not roleplaying, Crista participates in sewing workshops, Village Cleanup Days, and annual holiday events.  Crista enjoys engaging with Ohio Village visitors while learning and exploring different parts of American history through interpretation.  Crista is a Senior Customer Care Advocate at the Wendy’s Restaurant Support Center in Dublin, OH.
  • Dawn Schuler supporting Manorville Community Ambulance, Manorville, NY – Manorville Community Ambulance serves the residents of Manorville and surrounding areas 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.  Dawn is an active member of the organization and volunteers by answering emergency calls and assisting with CPR, first aid, and drug abuse awareness classes for the community.  She has received awards for being a top responder and was chosen as Probationary Member of the Year by New York State Senator Kenneth LaValle in 2016.  Dawn is a Wendy’s Training Restaurant Manager in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY.
  • Joe Hippler supporting Easterseals Central and Southeast Ohio, Columbus, OH – Joe became involved with Easterseals Central and Southeast Ohio in 2013, is currently Vice President of the Board of Directors, and will be appointed President in 2018.  He serves on several committees and enjoys volunteering at various fundraising events each year.  Through his involvement with Easterseals, Joe has seen firsthand the impact the organization is having on children with special needs and believes that every child with a disability is extra special.  Joe is the Vice President of Corporate Accounting & Financial Reporting at the Wendy’s Restaurant Support Center in Dublin, OH.
  • Bob VanVliet supporting Habitat for Humanity Mid-Ohio/Dublin Adopt-A-House Partnership, Columbus, OH – Bob started volunteering with Habitat for Humanity Mid-Ohio 18 years ago and has helped the partnership complete 19 homes for low-income families.  While he spends time onsite during construction season, Bob also serves on the leadership team, coordinates volunteers, leads fundraising efforts, and conducts training sessions for other volunteers.  Bob has worked for Wendy’s for 35 years and is currently a Project Manager for New Product Testing & Integration at the Wendy’s Restaurant Support Center in Dublin, OH.
  • Ernie Beneventi supporting Peace Ranch, Caledon East, ON, Canada – Peace Ranch provides supportive housing and rehabilitative services for adults who have serious mental illness, enabling them to live and work in a rural community atmosphere.  Ernie volunteers at the ranch by channeling his construction and woodworking skills to help build and maintain the residence and structures to support the animal farm. He has constructed and maintained items such as animal cages, organic farming supports and structures, post-harvest systems, and spice drying equipment.  He also interacts with ranch clients and has passed on some of his construction skills and knowledge in the process.  Ernie is a Construction Manager for Wendy’s Restaurants of Canada.
  • Bry Roth and Mackenzie Sullivan supporting Homeless Families Foundation, Columbus, OH – Bry and Mackenzie both support the Homeless Families Foundation as volunteer reading mentors for the Foundation’s Dowd Education Center’s after school program.  They work with middle school students on reading skills and comprehension, and both have seen a significant jump in reading levels in the students they mentor.  Bry and Mackenzie both work on the Communications team at the Wendy’s Restaurant Support Center in Dublin, OH.
  • Eva Rasnake supporting Wonder Lake Neighbors Food Pantry, Wonder Lake, IL – Eva approached Wonder Lake Neighbors Food Pantry about hosting a fundraiser at her Wendy’s restaurant and soon realized she also wanted to support the organization as a volunteer.  She spends her free time fundraising, stocking shelves with donated food, and assisting pantry clients with their shopping.  Eva has worked for Wendy’s since 1985 and is a Training Restaurant Manager in McHenry, IL.
  • Richard DiPippa supporting Mastic Beach Fire Department, Mastic Beach, NY – As the top responder for the past five years, Richard supports the Mastic Beach Fire Department as a certified interior firefighter and rescue diver.  His talents were invaluable during Super Storm Sandy, as his team completed multiple water rescues to save local citizens and their pets.  Richard also supports the department as a recruiter, trainer, and fire prevention educator.  Richard is a Training Restaurant Manager in Islip, NY.

About The Wendy’s Company
The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) is the world’s third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 30 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit www.aboutwendys.com.

SOURCE The Wendy’s Company

Elizabeth Drake, 614-764-3586, Elizabeth.Drake@wendys.com