Kerrii B. Anderson is the former chief executive officer and president of Wendy’s International. Prior to joining Wendy’s in 2000 as the chief financial officer, she was senior vice president and chief financial officer for 14 years for M/I Schottenstein Homes, Inc., a NYSE company that is one of the nation’s leading builders of single-family homes.
Anderson’s financial career includes positions in accounting and investment firms, as well as public companies, including KPMG and RJR Nabisco.
Today, Anderson currently holds Board positions with the following public corporations, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH) and Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR). She was previously the Chairman of the Board of Chiquita Brands International until the acquisition in January 2015 to take the company private by the Cutrale/Safra Group. She served on the Chiquita Board from 2009-2015 in various roles. Previously, she was a member of the board of the P.F. Chang’s China Bistro from October 2009 through June 2012, when it was purchased by a private equity firm. Anderson also serves on the following non-profit entities: Columbus Foundation Finance Committee, Ohio Health Board of Trustees and Finance Committee member, and Elon University Chairman of Board of Trustees and Audit Committee member.
She is a certified public accountant and earned her Masters in Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Anderson graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and a minor in accounting and economics from Elon University in North Carolina.