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Danielle Lendich

CEO, Wendy's NZ

Danielle Lendich has been at the helm of Wendy’s New Zealand for nearly 25 years and has seen a lot of change in the industry over this time. Danielle is recognised as one of the top operators in the Wendy’s Global system, winning numerous awards for innovation, sales growth, best operator and best marketing campaigns.

Danielle’s career highlights include world record sales at new store openings, Wendy’s NZ lauded response to Covid 19, keeping staff and customers safe and recent technology changes including world first tap and go on drive thru, AI recruitment of staff and using technology and social media to drive sales.

Recognised as an industry leader she has recently been on a New Zealand food industry Dragons Den style Pitch Me Panel.