Tony Thompson Promoted as President and COO of Papa John’s

Tony Thompson of PJ Food Service Inc. was announced as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Papa John’s International Inc. Thompson worked as Executive Vice president, Chief Operating Officer and President for PJ Food Services Inc., the food manufacturing and distribution subsidiary of Papa John’s International Inc, before being promoted by Papa John’s founder, Chairman and CEO, John Schnatter.

He led Papa John’s to its global operations making the company the third largest pizza company in the world. Aside from leading PJ Food Service Inc., he also looks after Research and Development, Quality Assurance, Marketing and Information Systems functions of Papa John’s.

Schnatter commended Thompson as a tremendous asset to the company’s system. He also said that putting Thompson in his new role with the company would provide more leadership in attaining the goals of the company domestically and internationally and positions the company for growth in the years to come.

Papa John’s is based in Louisville Kentucky and is number 1 among national pizza chains in the American Customer Satisfaction Index or ACSI for 12 of the past 14 years. Papa John’s also serve as the Official Pizza Sponsor of the National Football League.

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Risk and uncertainties like changes in pricing, promotional strategies of competitors and others related to it are parts of the risks involved in operating on a global scale. These risks are detailed in the 2012 Annual Report. The company holds no obligation to public updates regarding forward-looking statements that resulted from future events, new information or otherwise.

Posted by Diane Araga, on September 5, 2013 at 11:00 PM