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Wendy's CEO, Spartan, Advises 2020 Graduates

Todd Penegor

Wendy's CEO, Spartan, Advises 2020 Graduates

Todd Penegor is president and CEO of Wendy's and a keynote speaker for the December 2020 master’s degree ceremony at MSU. A graduate of the Eli Broad College of Business, Penegor grew up in Iron Mountain in Michigan's Upper Peninsula where his father was a Wendy's franchisee. 

He became president and CEO of Wendy's in 2016 after joining the organization in 2013. Prior to that, he held leadership positions with the Kellogg Company and Ford Motor Company. Penegor is a member of the Eli Broad College of Business Advisory Board. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting in 1987 and an MBA in Finance in 1989, both from MSU.

Hear from Todd in the podcast below:

 

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Contributing Writer(s): Russ White, '82, '01

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