TWG Assists LDF in Sale of 38 Wendy's Restaurants
L to R: Roger Bolton, Human Resources; Dennis L. Kirkhart, Senior VP; Ron H. Harnden, TWG; Rick Albrecht, Comptroller; Sandy Elliot, VP Finance; Don Haynes, President
LDF Food Group, Inc. has completed the sale of 38 Wendy’s restaurants located in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas to Wendy’s franchisee, Cotti Foods Midwest, Inc. Triplett Woolf Garretson, LLC Attorney Ron Harnden represented LDF and their owner Larry Fleming in the transaction.
This transaction has been in the works over the past several months in which Attorney Ron Harnden has work with Larry Fleming, Dennis L. Kirkhart, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Don Haynes, President, and many others to complete the sales agreement. The attorneys of Triplett Woolf Garretson have represented Larry and his business entities since 1994.
Larry Fleming opened his first Wendy’s restaurant in 1975 on Rock Road in Wichita, Kansas, across from Towne East Square. The Rock Road location was the 200th Wendy’s restaurant in the United States. Today, Wendy’s has grow to over 6,500 restaurants around the world. Larry was inducted into the Wendy’s Hall of Fame in 1998, and his company has received every major award given by Wendy’s. Additionally, Larry founded “The Wendy’s Wonderful Kids,” which is now a national program for Wendy’s International for recruiting adoptive families for the longest waiting foster care children.
Mr. Fleming will continue owning and operating LDF Sales & Distributing markets, which sell and distribute Coors, Miller, Boulevard, Red Bull and a full range of other beer, wine, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages in Kansas and Oklahoma and other businesses.
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