Bob Barney, one-time Wendy’s CEO, dies at age 70

COLUMBUS Ohio Bob Barney, a former chairman and chief executive officer of Wendy’s International Inc., died May 31 at age 70.

Barney joined the quick-service company after founder Dave Thomas had opened just two Wendy’s stores. He was largely credited with building it into a national chain, though with a few setbacks along the way.

Barney began his foodservice career in 1962 as a franchise owner of Kentucky Fried Chicken in Athens, Ohio. He had met

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