Papa John’s Global President Mitchell Resigns

According to Nation’s Restaurant News, “Papa John’s International Inc. said chief financial officer David Flanery would oversee the company’s global operations on an interim basis following the resignation of its president of global operations, William M. Mitchell.”

“In filing made Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Papa John’s said Mitchell had resigned April 29 and that it had agreed to pay him $463,906 in severance.  Jude Thompson, Papa John’s president who recently was promoted to co-chief executive, informed investors of Mitchell’s resignation during the company’s most recent earnings conference call. ‘We thank Bill for his 10 years of service to Papa John’s and wish him the very best in his future endeavors,’ Thompson said. He said CFO Flanery, who will assume Mitchell’s responsibilities until a permanent replacement is found, already had led the international division from 2007 to 2009.”

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