Bojangles’ ex-CEO considers backing bid for Wendy’s

CHARLOTTE N.C. After selling his controlling stake in the Bojangles’ chicken chain last month, Joe Drury, a former Wendy’s operations vice president and protégé of its late founder Dave Thomas and late chairman James Near, reportedly is considering backing a buyout of Wendy’s International.

Drury, who had been CEO of Charlotte-based Bojangles' since he acquired control of the chain in 2001, has been advising 134-unit Wendy's franchisee J. David Karam and may h

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