Papa Murphy’s International, America’s take n’ bake pizza leader and fifth largest pizza chain in the U.S., today announced the hiring of Ken Calwell tothe position of President, effective June 6th.
Ken joins Papa Murphy’s with over 20 years of leadership experience at large quick service restaurant chains.Most recently Ken was the Chief Marketing Officer for Wendy’s International where he was accountable for all Brand Marketing, Advertising, New Product Development, Pricing, Field Marketing, and Research and Development.Prior to joining Wendy’s, Ken was theChief Marketing Officer and Executive VP of Research and Development atDomino’s Pizza where he was part of the leadership team that executed a comprehensive business turnaround and led the company through an IPO in 2004.Prior to joining Domino’s, Kenalso held leadership positions atFrito Lay, Pizza Hut, and The Pillsbury Company.
“”We are excited and very fortunate that Ken will be joining our senior management team”, said Barr. “”Ken is an accomplished restaurant industry executive with deep expertise leading highly visible consumer brands”.
Posted by KW 6/2/11