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Press Release: Coca-Cola Gets Another Date with Wendy’s

Photo Caption (L-R): Gareth McGeown, Stephen Lusk, Sydney Quays, Saw Yung Sheng

25 January 2017

Coca-Cola Malaysia just got another date with Wendy’s® to continue serving its beverages at the quick-service hamburger chain’s 10 outlets in Malaysia. The previous agreement was for five years beginning in 2012, which has now been renewed for three years until 31st December 2019.

Diners will be able to enjoy a choice of Coca-Cola, Coke Zero, Sprite, Fanta Grape, Heaven and Earth Ice Lemon Tea and Minute Maid Refresh along with freshly prepared food that Wendy’s® is known for.

“At a Wendy’s® stores you know you’re going to get a great burger and some awesome chili, which tastes even better when accompanied by a cold beverage from Coca-Cola,” said Stephen Lusk, Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola’s Bottling Investment Group Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei.

Wendy’s® Malaysia is operated by Wen Berjaya Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary company under Berjaya Corporation Sdn. Bhd. Its first outlet in Malaysia opened on 5 April 2008 in Sunway Pyramid, Selangor.

Wendy’s® outlets are located at Sunway Pyramid, Atria Shopping Gallery, Jaya One, Mont’ Kiara, Berjaya Times Square, Suria KLCC, Gateway@KLIA2 and D’Pulze, Cyberjaya; with its Penang outlets located in Sunrise Tower and Design Village, Batu Kawan.

“We are excited about this ongoing partnership and we look forward to strengthening this bond to grow our brands together, to provide our customers with a cut above quality and service,” said Sydney Quays, Executive Director Berjaya Food Berhad.

 The agreement signing was witnessed by Gareth McGeown, Commercial Director for Coca-Cola Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei, and Saw Yung Sheng the Deputy General Manager Wendy’s®.

The Coca-Cola Company in Malaysia

In addition to Coca-Cola, one of the world’s most valuable brands, the Coca-Cola system in Malaysia manufactures, markets and distributes over 20 products including sparkling beverages (Fanta, Sprite, A&W, Schweppes), zero-calorie sparkling beverages (Coke light, Coke zero), juice drinks (Minute Maid Pulpy), teas (Heaven and Earth) and water (Dasani).

Coca-Cola has invested RM1 billion in Malaysia since 2010, creating more than 800 jobs and touching over 75,000 customers directly with a total reach of over 200,000 customers across Peninsula Malaysia and East Malaysia. Through its programmes and partnerships Coca-Cola Malaysia aims to make a lasting positive difference in the local community.  From promoting active lifestyles through their partnership with the Olympic Council in Malaysia, to working with Raleigh International and Muslim Aid Malaysia to provide access to clean water for more than 20,000 villagers in rural Sabah, and economically empowering women in East Malaysia through the SURI entrepreneurship programme – Coca-Cola is committed to building sustainable communities in Malaysia.

About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world’s most valuable and recognizable brands, our company’s portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, 18 of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Dasani, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Del Valle, Georgia and Gold Peak. Through the world’s largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages.  More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world’s top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates.

For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo, visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at www.coca-colablog.com or find us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/the-coca-cola-company

About Wendy’s®

It all started with Dave who was taught by Grandma Minnie Sinclair about doing things right, treating people well and important lessons about quality and service. Born Dave Thomas on July 2, 1932 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, he was adopted by Rex and Auleva at six weeks old.

Rolling up his sleeves, Dave dropped out of school at the age of 12 and began working full time in a restaurant and then immersed himself into the business, working and learning hard from mentors while holding true to the philosophy taught by his grandmother.

Dave opened his first Wendy’s® restaurant in 1969 in Columbus, Ohio. The restaurant was named after one of his five children. He was adamant not to cut corners from the start hence the square hamburger was born. Wendy’s® quickly became a household name since then and grew into an established franchise serving up a variety of fresh, high quality and great tasting products that is loved by people from all around the world.


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