EVP and COO
The Wendy’s Company
Mr. Wright joined the Company in December 2013 and has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer and International of the Company since May 2016. Mr. Wright previously served as Chief Operations Officer of the Company from March 2014 to December 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wright served as President, Chief Operating Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer for Charley’s Grilled Subs from December 2010 to December 2013. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President of Company and Franchise Operations at Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc. from January 2008 to August 2010. Previously, Mr. Wright worked for 10 years at Wendy’s International in various corporate roles, including as Franchise Area Director from 1998 to 2000, as Director of Area Operations from 2000 to 2005, as President of Cafe Express, LLC from 2005 to 2006, and as Vice President of Operations and Training Integration from 2006 to 2008. Prior to joining Wendy’s International, Mr. Wright worked as a Senior Franchise Consultant at Domino’s Pizza from 1993 to 1998.