Papa John’s founder

NEW YORK | Papa John’s starts pulling founder’s image from marketing

NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John’s, which has featured founder John Schnatter as a spokesman in logos and TV ads, has begun pulling his image from its marketing and pledged to assess its diversity practices in response to his use of a racial slur. Schnatter’s face was off some materials by Friday, though the pizza … Continue reading NEW YORK | Papa John’s starts pulling founder’s image from marketing

NEW YORK | Papa John’s founder resigns as chairman after using slur

NEW YORK — Papa John’s founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the pizza chain’s board after reportedly using a racial slur, though his image remains on the company’s logo. The company made the announcement late Wednesday, hours after Schnatter apologized for using a racial slur during a conference call in May. Schnatter, who … Continue reading NEW YORK | Papa John’s founder resigns as chairman after using slur