Eden Prairie, Minnesota- 18 November, 2008. POS software industry leader WAND Corporation announced today its acquisition of MNC International. MNC International CEO Dr. LeRoy Anderson will be joining the WAND Corporation team, along with other members of the MNC staff, as part of the acquisition. “MNC and Dr. Anderson were part of the revolution that in the 1990’s brought the personal computer to homes and businesses at affordable prices. We expect to shake up the QSR industry in equally powerful and positive ways,” said Mr. Greg Perrill, WAND Corporation Chief Operating Officer, on the acquisition of MNC International by WAND Corporation and Dr. Anderson’s addition to the WAND team.
WAND Corporation’s vision of the future centers around the convergence of diverse technologies within in the QSR environment. Strategic acquisitions like MNC International are part of the overall plan to further WAND Corporation’s position as a leader in the QSR industry and bring the next big breakthrough to the market.
About MNC International
MNC International brings a history of excellence in technological pioneering to the fields of computer architecture and hardware design, having contributed to developments like the Intel Pentium processor in personal computers like the 386 and 486. Much of MNC International’s staff will be joining WAND Corporation as a result of the acquisition. This will not only benefit both companies, but also WAND Corporation customers with increased functionality and software benefits. Dr. Anderson earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1969, and is a retired professional electrical engineer. Since receiving his doctorate nearly 40 years ago he has engaged in a variety of ground-breaking projects and business ventures, from serving as a consultant with premier international companies to develop microcomputer technologies that reach across global communications matrices and redundant industrial computer control directives, allowing users to innovate in ways never before possible.
About WAND Corporation
WAND Corporation is the world leader in the POS software market for Quick Service Restaurants. WAND Corporation looks forward to working with existing and new Quick Service Restaurants do what they do, better, and faster. With over 100 employees and over 20 years of experience in a rapidly changing industry, WAND Corporation has become a nimble, thriving QSR pioneer, having never lost the spirit that was the inspiration for its birth in 1987. Many QSR franchisees and corporations have seen the benefit to working with WAND Corporation, including Wendy’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Burger King, and Arby’s.
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