February 19, 1991 |
Wendy's International Inc. on Monday reported its earnings rose 35% in the fourth quarter and 29% for all of 1990 as sales at its restaurants increased from year-earlier levels. The company also announced that James Near, its president and chief executive, had been promoted to chairman. Gordon Teter, the former executive vice president for operations, was named president and chief operating officer.
November 22, 1989 |
Robert L. Barney, chairman of Wendy's International Inc., is retiring from the hamburger restaurant chain he helped build. Wendy's said it has no immediate plans to name a successor. Barney's departure date is effective May 20, the company said. Barney had conditioned his retirement on the preparation of Jim Near, who became president in 1986, to assume the chairmanship, Wendy's spokesman Denny Lynch said. Near was named chief executive earlier this year. Barney, 52, met Wendy's founder R.
September 21, 1986
OFFICERS William S. Lund Chairman of the Board Timothy L. Strader President and Chief Executive Officer Diane D. Dailacis Executive Vice President A. Vincent Jorgensen Vice President, Membership Hugh M. Saddington Vice President, Finance Florence (Floss) Schumacher Vice President, Special Events Raymond L. Watson Vice President, Facilities Marylyn Pauley Secretary DIRECTORS R. Bruce Andrews Alfred E. Baldwin Victor H. Boyd Ranney E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 1991 |
Heavy winter, heavy reading. The sister-city contingent from Vladivostok in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (or what's left of it) has come and gone from San Diego. And left behind a plaintive request of their San Diego hosts: Please to send us books about democracy, free market and capitalism. The official chore of selecting the books fell to the Economic Development Corp., which began by gathering up half a dozen texts on good business management.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 2002 |
Dave Thomas, the folksy founder of Wendy's Old-Fashioned Hamburgers who parlayed his taste for good food and friendly service and an innate knack for talking to people from their television sets into one of the world's most successful fast-food chains, died Tuesday. He was 69. Thomas, an adoptee who over the past decade waged an aggressive campaign to promote adoption in America, died at his Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home of liver cancer, company spokesmen said.
October 16, 1990 |
In just a few weeks, TV commercials for Remington shavers will once again fill the airwaves. As always, these pre-Christmas spots will feature the firm's perky leader, Victor Kiam II, best known for his laughable line about liking the shaver so much that he bought the company. That sappy slogan was supposed to cause consumers to like Kiam so much that they would rush out to buy the shavers. And for years it worked.