Papa John’s International announced the appointment of Mark S. Shapiro to the company’s board of directors.
Shapiro has served as CEO of Dick Clark Productions since May 2010. Previously, he served as president and CEO of Six Flags, the world’s largest regional theme park company, from 2005 to 2010.
Prior to joining Six Flags, Shapiro spent 12 years at ESPN, where he served as executive vice president of programming and production and in various other capacities.
“We are excited to welcome Mark to our board,” says John Schnatter, Papa John’s founder, chairman and co-CEO. “His experience in the entertainment sector will bring a new perspective to the board and additional energy to our brand.”