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Wendy’s CEO Paid $4.6 Million for Last Quarter in 2011

| Apr 16, 2012 | Firm News

The new chief executive officer (CEO) of the Wendy’s fast food chain was provided with a pay package worth $4.6 million for the last four months of the 2011 year alone. After Wendy’s famously split from Arby’s – another fast food chain in the nation – E. Brolic, aged 63, was brought on as the company’s new CEO. From the get-go, Brolic’s mission has been to reinvent the Wendy’s food chain, marketing it as a higher-end burger joint. Primarily, this has been attempted at by improving the ingredients utilized by the food chain and remodeling several of the chain’s restaurants throughout the country.

The company’s previous CEO, R.Smith, was paid $16.5 million for the first part of the 2011 year, during which time he was still in charge of the food chain. Included in his payout was $11.3 million worth of severance pay. Business transactions of this nature are not uncommon. Almost every day,
employment agreements are formulated, modified or severed, depending on the circumstances of the situation. The same is true for
employment contracts which are constantly created, changed or ended.

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