Chain: Papa Johns

Papa Johns Buys 91 Stores from U.K. Franchisee

Papa John’s International, Inc. 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 […]

Papa Johns Chief Financial Officer to Step Down

Papa John’s International, Inc. announced that Ann Gugino will step down from her position as Chief Financial Officer effective March 22, 2023. Gugino will remain an employee of the company through May 31, 2023, during which time she will assist the company with the transition of her responsibilities. In connection with Gugino’s departure, the company […]

Papa Johns Agrees to Repurchase Starboard’s Shares, Jeff Smith to Leave Board

Papa John’s International announced that Jeffrey Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Starboard Value LP, and Chair of the Papa Johns Board of Directors, has resigned from the Board effective as of March 1, 2023. Christopher Coleman, a Papa Johns director since 2012, has been appointed the new independent Chair of the Board. Papa Johns also […]

Papa Johns Canada Raises $63K Thanks to Shaq-a-Roni Pizza

Papa Johns Canada announced the company raised more than $63 thousand through the sales of the Shaq-a-Roni pizza for Canadian food rescue program Second Harvest. “The money raised through the Shaq-a-Roni is going to a great organization that supports the very real issue of people struggling to put food on the table,” says Shaquille O’Neal. “I’m happy that […]

Papa Johns Hires Elias Reyna as Chief People and Diversity Officer

Papa John’s International, Inc. announced the appointment of Elias Reyna as the Company’s new Chief People and Diversity Officer. Mr. Reyna, who will begin his new position on November 28, will lead globally the human resources; diversity, equity and inclusion; talent recruiting and management; total rewards; and employee relations functions, reporting to president and CEO Rob Lynch. Mr. Reyna joins Papa Johns from ABM Industries where […]

Papa Johns Releases Gaming Bundle in Partnership with MTN DEW and NBA 2K23

MTN DEW and NBA 2K23 are dropping a gaming-ready bundle at Papa Johns just in time for the release of NBA 2K23 on September 9. With an assist from basketball legend Shaquille “Shaq” O’Neal, MTN DEW and NBA 2K23 are tipping off a next-level unboxing experience at Papa Johns, with a limited-edition MTN DEW NBA 2K23 Player’s Pack Bundle that will treat fans with […]