Steve Ritchie: The Newest CEO of Papa Johns
Papa John’s is one of the largest pizza chains in the world today. The company has branches all over the world, and the public has consistently chosen them as the top pizza company providing the best customer service. Papa John’s is also tradeable, having the ticker symbol PZZA. There are more than 5,000 branches of Papa John’s around the world, and the company is dedicated to keeping their customers happy, through providing them with delicious pizza and providing them with world class services.
Recently, as a part of the company’s campaign to improve their services, Papa John’s named their newest chief executive officer. Steve Ritchie has been with the company for years, and he was chosen to be the next CEO of the company effective on the 1st of January, 2018. Steve Ritchie started working with the company when he was only 21 years old. He used to work as the company’s customer service representative, and the company was paying him $6 per hour. He strived harder and shown the management that he deserves to be promoted. After a decade, he would become an operator and an owner of the brand that he is representing.
Four years later, Steve Ritchie Papa John’s has shown his capacities of becoming a competitive leader by showcasing how his franchise grew exponentially. The management noticed the changes in his franchise and offered him the position to become Papa John’s chief operating officer back in the year 2014. In just a year, he was promoted to become the company president, and he is grateful to those who backed his promotion. The management team back at the company stated that Steve Ritchie deserves to be promoted, and he is one of those who started small and worked hard to make it big. He is an inspiration to the employees working at an hourly rate, showing that they can also reach the top if they work hard for it.
Steve Ritchie stated that his leadership would focus on the expansion of the brand overseas. He said that many countries around the world still lack Papa John’s restaurants, and he will be doing his best to plead the governments to open their doors for the pizza parlor. Follow Papa John’s on Twitter.