Steve Ritchie is a man who knows how to keep things steady. He has been a franchisee of Papa John’s and has worked his way up to become President and CEO of the company in 2018. When he took the position he wanted to get back in touch with the company’s roots. He went on a tour around the country to introduce himself to managers of Papa John’s franchises. He made sure to listen to what the company is doing well and what the company can do better for the future. Steve Ritchie has taken the bull by the horns and is bring Papa John’s back to prominence again.
One of the things that Steve Ritchie has done is put together a new leadership team. He hired a man by the name of Karlin Linhardt as Global Chief Marketing Officer. By doing this Steve Richie has made the company his own and can focus his attention on sales and bringing customers back.
One other thing that Steve Ritchie wants to do is improve the culture and the experience for Papa John’s employees and customers. He wants to make sure that workshops are available for employees so they can be more sensitive to the needs of consumers. The more that Steve Ritchie invests into the people of the company the better off Papa John’s will be. It may take some time but Steve Ritchie and Papa John’s can get back on top if they try hard enough.
Steve Ritchie is a man who knows how to work hard and listen to people. By doing these two things on a daily basis Papa John’s can be a better company all around. Steve Ritchie has never forgotten that people make Papa John’s what it is. That is the way it should always be.