Wendy’s: New VPs to head strategy arm, supply chain

DUBLIN, OHIO Wendy’s International Inc. [2] has added two senior vice presidents to its management team, one to lead the newly formed Innovation and Strategy Group and the other to manage the brand’s supply chain. —

Paul Kershisnik was named senior VP of marketing strategy and innovation, reporting to Ian Rowden, Wendy’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Kershisnik, a Pizza Hut [3] veteran, most recently was research and development vice president at Mrs. Fields Famous Brands LLC. —

Wendy’s named Tad Wampfler senior vice president of supply chain management, reporting directly to Wendy’s chief executive Kerrii Anderson. Wampfler formerly was chief executive and president of Supply Chain Management Services Inc., a franchisee-owned co-op that manages the Church’s [4], Popeyes [5] and Cinnabon [6] supply chains. He also formerly was head of supply chain for Dunkin’ Brands Inc. [7]