Papa John’s (@PapaJohns) is a pizza producing company that has been in business since October 2nd, 1984. It has been in constant production and has always ensured to produced the best pizza products for its customers. It is because of this that it built a good reputation for itself managing to be ranked as the biggest pizza producing company in the world. The company has also succeeded to set up approximately 5199 pizza outlets in different countries and has provided job opportunities to 20700 people.
Due to its success, the company has managed to get a lot of profits from the sales it makes and has been estimated to have a net income of $102.29 million. In addition to that, the company’s assets have an estimated worth of $555.55 million. With the data, it is without a doubt that Papa John’s has been very successful and is still growing to become even greater. Steve Ritchie Papa John’s was recently promoted to be the company’s CEO on January 1st, 2018. He earned this position due to his hard work and commitment to the company.
His exemplary leadership skills in his previous positions and his ability to always carry out his duties successfully were some of the qualities that were considered in making him CEO. Steve Ritchie started working for Papa John’s at a very young age where he got an hourly job and earned an hourly income of $6. The thing that brought him to Papa John’s and drew his interest for the company was his love for pizza. He, in particular, love the way Papa John’s used to make their pizza different from other pizzas from other companies and also loved their delivery services.
It was because of this that he felt the calling to work for the company. In 2006, he was promoted to be franchise owner and then to director of global operations. Later on, in 2014, Steve Ritchie was promoted to be the company’s COO until 2018 when he was made CEO. The team at Papa John’s has stated that they are confident in his leadership skills and believe in his ability to drive the company to the next level of growth.