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11/30/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/30/2021 15:40

Management Change/Compensation - Form 8-K

8-K

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 30, 2021 (November 23, 2021)

THE WENDY'S COMPANY

(Exact name of registrant, as specified in its charter)

Delaware 1-2207 38-0471180

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

One Dave Thomas Boulevard, Dublin, Ohio 43017
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(614)764-3100

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading

Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $.10 par value WEN The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2of this chapter).

Emerging growth company ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On November 23, 2021, Dennis M. Kass informed The Wendy's Company (the "Company") and its Board of Directors that he will not stand for re-electionas a director at the Company's 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which is expected to be held in May 2022.

Mr. Kass indicated that his departure is not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company's operations, policies or practices.

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

THE WENDY'S COMPANY
Date: November 30, 2021 By:

/s/ Michael G. Berner

Michael G. Berner

Vice President - Corporate & Securities Counsel

and Chief Compliance Officer, and Assistant Secretary

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