Papa Johns Appoints Vice President, Head of Brand and Vice President, Global Marketing

Oct 3, 2022

Papa Johns Names Jaclyn Ruelle New Vice President, Head of Brand and Chris Lyn-Sue as Vice President, Global Marketing

Papa Johns International, Inc (NASDAQ: PZZA) named Jaclyn Ruelle as vice president, head of brand, and Chris Lyn-Sue as vice president, global marketing.

ON Partners is proud to partner with Papa Johns on these successful appointments and has previously partnered with the organization including the appointments of the chief financial officer and the SVP of menu strategy.

Ruelle joins Papa Johns from The Martin Agency where she was the Senior Vice President, Managing Director of Cultural Impact and Brand Communications. There she created the Cultural Impacts Lab, which integrates creativity, strategy, earned media, and paid amplification to create campaigns aimed at global impact. Prior to that, she served in multiple roles at MullenLowe U.S, working with clients including JetBlue, American Greetings, Feld Entertainment, and Zappos. She earned her BA, Communications from Virginia Wesleyan College.

Lyn-Sue joins Papa Johns from Restaurant Brands International where he served as the Global Brand Marketing for Popeyes. There he was responsible for leading global content and culture initiatives, including increasing culture partnerships, consumer experience, and marketing communications. Prior to that, he spent over 11 years at Bacardi, most recently serving as Brand Director, Americas for Grey Goose. He earned his MBA, Marketing, Management and BSBA, Finance from the University of Florida

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Papa Johns International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) opened its doors in 1984 with one goal in mind: BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA.® Papa Johns believes that using high-quality ingredients leads to superior quality pizzas. Its original dough is made of only six ingredients and is fresh, never frozen. Papa Johns tops its pizzas with real cheese made from mozzarella, pizza sauce made with vine-ripened tomatoes that go from vine to can in the same day and meat free of fillers. It was the first national pizza delivery chain to announce the removal of artificial flavors and synthetic colors from its entire food menu. Papa Johns is co-headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. and Louisville, Ky. and is the world’s third-largest pizza delivery company with more than 5,500 restaurants in 49 countries and territories. For more information about the company or to order pizza online, visit or download the Papa Johns mobile app for iOS or Android.

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