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Papa John's founder resigns after admitting use of racial slur

4 days ago   |   By ABC

The founder of the pizza chain Papa John's is resigning as chairman of the board after he confirmed Wednesday that he used a racial slur during a conference call this past May.
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Papa John resigns as chairman after racial slur use on conference call

4 days ago   |   By NBC Sports

John Schnatter - the founder and face of Papa John's Pizza - has resigned as the company's chairman of the board after it was revealed on Wednesday he used the N-word in a conference call with fellow executives in May. “Papa John's International, Inc. today announced that the independent directors of the company have accepted the
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The Latest: Papa John's founder resigns as chairman

4 days ago   |   By Miami Herald

The Latest on Papa John's founder's use of a racial slur : 12:00 a.m. Papa John's says founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the board. The...
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Papa John's Founder Resigns As Chairman

4 days ago   |   By CBS

NEW YORK - The Latest on Papa John's founder's use of a racial slur :
12:00 a.m.
Papa John's says founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the board.
The company made the announcement late Wednesday, hours after Schnatter apologized for using a racial slur during a conference call in May.
The apology comes after Forbes cited an anonymous source saying the pizza chain's marketing firm broke ties with the company afterward.
Forbes said Schnatter used the N-word during a media training exercise. When asked how he would distance himself from racist groups, Schnatter reportedly...
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Papa John's chairman resigns after admitting to using a racial slur during conference call

Papa John's chairman resigns after admitting to using a racial slur during conference call

4 days ago   |   By Think Progress

For the second time this year, racist remarks by John Schnatter have forced him to resign from the company he founded.
According to Bloomberg , the “pizza” company's board of directors accepted Schnatter's resignation on Wednesday night, less than a day after he admitted to using a racial slur during a conference call earlier this year. Initial news reports of the call attracted widespread media attention and sent the company's stock price plummeting.
In January, Schnatter stepped down as the company's CEO and de facto spokesman after he made disparaging remarks about NFL players who were...
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Embattled Papa John's exec John Schnatter resigns as chairman of the board at the pizza chain after admitting to using racial slur on a conference call

Embattled Papa John's exec John Schnatter resigns as chairman of the board at the pizza chain after admitting to using racial slur on a conference call

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Papa John's founder and former CEO John Schnatter resigned from his position as chairman of the board on Wednesday.
Schnatter's resignation comes one day after he admitted to using the N-word during a May conference call with a marketing agency.
The company said it would appoint a new chairman in the coming weeks.
Papa John's founder and former CEO John Schnatter resigned from his position as chairman of the board, one day after he admitted to using the N-word during a company conference call in May.
The company said it would appoint a new chairman in the coming weeks, according to a press...
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Papa John's founder John Schnatter resigns as chairman of company's board after apologizing for racial slur

4 days ago   |   By CNBC


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