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Papa Johns Announces Executive Appointments
Today, Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) (“Papa Johns” or “Company”) announced updates to its executive leadership team. Amanda Clark will transition from her role as Chief International and Development Officer to become Chief Operating Officer, International, focusing on the operations and development of the Papa Johns footprint in international markets. Chief Restaurant Officer Joe Sieve will assume North American development responsibilities. He will also continue to oversee corporate and franchise restaurant operations in North America.
“With operations in approximately 50 countries and territories, our continued international expansion is critical to the future...
Papa Johns Appoints Patrick Coelho as SVP of Development, Introducing New Role Amid Growth
Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) (“Papa Johns”) today announced the appointment of Patrick Coelho as the Company’s first-ever Senior Vice President of Development, effective July 31, 2023. In this newly established role, Mr. Coelho will oversee North American restaurant real estate development activities, continue to advance business development goals and collaborate with senior leadership to execute the Company’s North America franchise development strategic plan. He will report to Amanda Clark, Chief International and Development Officer for Papa Johns...
Papa Johns Appoints Ravi Thanawala As Chief Financial Officer
Papa John’s International, Inc., today announced the appointment of Ravi Thanawala to Chief Financial Officer, effective July 24, 2023. Mr. Thanawala brings financial leadership experience with global consumer brands to the role, including seven years at Nike where he most recently served as CFO of Nike North America, its largest division, with fiscal year 2022 revenue of approximately $18 billion.
“Ravi is a multi-faceted leader who brings a combination of strategic financial leadership experience, operational acumen and international expertise...
Papa John’s International Acquires Drake Food Service International’s Restaurants in the UK
Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) (“Papa Johns” or “Company”) today announced the acquisition of restaurants previously operated by the M25 division of Drake Food Service International (DFSI) in the United Kingdom. The transition of restaurants will establish a portfolio of Company-owned restaurants in the market. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“The U.K. is important within our international footprint with the largest number of stores outside of North America, strong brand awareness with consumers and potential for long-term growth as we still have...
Papa Johns Announces Mark Shambura As Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Shambura will report to Mr. Lynch and serve on the Papa Johns Executive Leadership Team. He replaces Anne Fischer, who departed earlier in the year.
“Papa Johns is the most exciting brand in the pizza category, with high brand recognition, an innovation track record and tremendous opportunity for growth in the U.S. and globally,” Mr. Shambura said. “By delivering on its iconic brand promise of BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA, Papa Johns has consistently set itself apart with its premium positioning. In addition...
Papa Johns Promotes Madeline Chadwick to Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced it has named Madeline Chadwick its Chief Corporate Affairs Officer. As the corporate affairs and strategic communications leader for the company, Ms. Chadwick will continue to oversee all team member and franchisee communications; corporate communications; brand public relations and reputation; the company’s corporate social responsibility initiatives and its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy.
“Since joining Papa Johns in 2018, Madeline and her team have transformed the communications and corporate affairs functions, and are strategic partners to our business...
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