Steve Ritchie is the proud CEO of the famous American pizza company known as Papa John’s Pizza. The company was founded in about 34 years ago and developed to become a big pizza company. it has its headquarters located in Jeffersontown in Kentucky. It gained popularity due to the wonderful pizza the company makes with their special ingredients. The company has also excellent delivery services and because of this, it has received a lot of public appreciation from the public. Due to its success, it was ranked as the fourth largest pizza delivery company in the world.
Papa John’s has been to put many restaurants around the world and has gained popularity globally. The company has been able to increase its net income and assets and has also created a lot of job opportunities for many jobless people. Steve Ritchie began his successful career at Papa John’s. This was after he became interested in pizza when he tasted one of Papa John’s pizzas from one of the company’s outlets. This aroused his interest to work at the company. Instead of going back to school, he went and got employed as an hourly worker at the company where he earned a salary of $6 an hour.
He was very dedicated in his work and also put a lot of effort into it. Because of this, he was promoted to become the manager and then became a supervisor where he was responsible for the company’s franchise. Steve Ritchie continued to work hard and always made sure that he met the company’s goals. With the excellent leadership skills that Steve Ritchie possesses, he was able to work with his team of employees to achieve great results in the company. He was soon promoted to be director of global operations and afterward, was made the Chief Operating Officer of the company. His ability to make sound decisions proved him to be a capable leader and this among many other qualities made him be promoted to become Papa John’s CEO. The company has complete faith in Steve Ritchie and believes that he is the person that will be capable of driving the company to the next level.