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Alghanim Industries (Kuwait) to Open Wendy's (US) Franchise Restaurants in Qatar

31 May 2018 - Mohammad Hamad Al Mana Group has entered into an agreement with Alghanim Industries, granting them the sub-franchise rights of Wendy’s® restaurants in Qatar.The companies are two of the largest privately-owned companies in the MENA region.

The agreement will enable Mohammad Hamad Al Mana Group to open a series of Wendy’s restaurant in Qatar, with the first restaurant opening on Friday June 1 in Doha, at Andalus Petrol Station (C Ring Road). The employees at Wendy’s Qatar received a comprehensive training program equipping them with the required skills and expertise to provide an exceptional dining experience to customers in Qatar.

Abdel Rahman Al Mana, the Managing Director of Mohammad Hamad Al Mana Group said: “We are pleased to have this opportunity with Wendy’s, which is one of the leading restaurant companies in the world, and renowned for its high-quality food and service. We would like to reiterate our commitment to bringing an exciting new restaurant brand to Qatar, and we are confident that this new agreement will add value to the food market in the country.”

“Thanks to the agreement, we will open the first new Wendy’s restaurant in Qatar. Wendy’s is well known for its fresh ingredients and quality service that exceed the expectations of our customers.”

Adnan Zahra, Head of Wendy’s Qatar said: “This agreement is the first step in our integrated plan. We will serve our customers at our first restaurant in Doha on Friday, June 1, and then will expand to serve other areas. Wendy’s is not just a fast food restaurant, it is a symbol of freshness and high-quality products. The American restaurant brand is a global system of more than 6,600 restaurants across the world, and Qatar represents a new dynamic market.”

Mohammad Hamad Al Mana Group. It is one of the leading business conglomerates in Qatar that deals with different sectors including automobiles, real estate, public services as well as food and beverage. The group played an integral role in supporting Qatar economy and local development, and effectively contributes in facing the current blockade against Qatar through its businesses and partnerships which opened new fields of business and investments. The Group continues its positive growth to become one of the leading business groups in the region.

Alghanim Industries, Wendy’s regional Master Franchisee, is one of the largest privately-owned companies in the MENA region. Founded over a century ago, in Kuwait, the company today employs more than 15,000 people in 30 businesses across 40 countries in the Middle East, North Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia.

Wendy’s was established by Dave Thomas, who opened the first restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, in 1969. The Wendy's Company is the world's third-largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy's system includes more than 6,600 franchise and Company-operated restaurants in the United States and 30 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. Wendy’s is well known of its fresh ingredients, and serves customers with hamburgers, fresh-made salads, beverages, bakers and other signature items. Wendy’s is about more than just food, the company has a strong purpose which is to create joy and opportunity through food, family and community.



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