ATLANTA (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Wendy's/Arby's International, part of Wendy's/Arby's Group Inc. (NYSE:
WEN), announced the opening this week of the first of 35 Wendy's(R)
restaurants scheduled to be built by the Kopitiam Group throughout
Singapore over the next 10 years.
The franchise restaurant is located in Lau Pa Sat Festival Market.
"The Kopitiam Group is a well-known and respected food service company.
This opening marks an important milestone in our efforts to grow in key
international markets," said Andy Skehan, Senior Vice President,
Wendy's/Arby's International. "Based on comprehensive analysis, we
believe we have the long-term growth potential for more than 8,000
restaurants outside of North America, including a much stronger presence
in the Asia/Pacific region."
Alden Tan, Managing Director of Kopitiam Group said, "The addition of
Wendy's quality brand will complement the wide range of good businesses
that we currently have in Singapore. We believe Wendy's signature menu
and excellent value will have strong appeal to consumers."
Wendy's/Arby's International announced the signing of its franchise
agreement with the Kopitiam Group in May 2009.
Wendy's/Arby's International operates a regional office in Hong Kong --
established in 2007 -- to serve franchisees, suppliers and staff
throughout the Asia/Pacific region, while preparing for expansion into
About Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc.
Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. is the third largest quick-service restaurant
company in the U.S. and includes Wendy's International, Inc., the
franchisor of the Wendy's restaurant system, and Arby's Restaurant
Group, Inc., the franchisor of the Arby's(R) restaurant system. The
combined restaurant systems include more than 10,000 restaurants. To
learn more about Wendy's/Arby's Group, please visit the Company's
website at www.wendysarbys.com.
About Kopitiam Group
Kopitiam Group of Companies is the largest food service management
company in Singapore with annual sales of S$200 million. To learn more
about Kopitiam Group, please visit the Company's website at www.kopitiam.biz.
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