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Company Overview of A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.

Company Overview

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. develops and franchises quick-service restaurants in Canada. It offers breakfast, burgers, chicken, chubby chicken, drinks, and sides. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 918 restaurants comprising 910 franchised, and 8 owned and operated. The company was founded in 1956 and is based in North Vancouver, Canada.

171 West Esplanade

Suite 300

North Vancouver, BC V7M 3K9


Founded in 1956

Key Executives for A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.

President & CEO
Chief Financial Officer
Senior VP & Chief Commercial Officer
Corporate Secretary and Director
Vice President of New Restaurant Expansion
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. Key Developments

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. and A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund Announce Executive Changes, Effective February 16, 2018

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. and A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund announced that, effective February 16, 2018, Susan Senecal will become President and CEO. Ms. Senecal is currently President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. She will succeed Paul Hollands, who will retire as CEO on February 16, 2018, following 37 years with A&W, 13 of which were spent as CEO. Mr. Hollands will continue as Chairman of the Board of A&W. Ms. Senecal will also replace Mr. Hollands as CEO of the Fund on February 16, 2018. The changes reflect the Company's succession planning and the continuity in leadership that are hallmarks of the business.

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. Plans to Open over 10 New Urban Franchises in Montreal by 2020

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. is pursuing its strategic expansion in Quebec through its Urban Franchise Program. This initiative, a proven success in major Canadian cities, enables Montrealers looking for a new career opportunity to be their own boss by becoming an A&W franchise owner. The Urban Franchise Program is part of a bold, Canada-wide expansion strategy that aims to open 200 A&W restaurants across the country, including 70 in Québec alone, by 2020.

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