Ritchie, 43, began his career with the pizza chain in 1996 as a customer service representative and slowly worked his way up, eventually becoming a franchisee owner in 2006.
Schnatter triggered fierce criticism by saying the pizza chain's sales were hurt by the NFL's handling of the controversy over players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police violence and racial injustice.
"This should have been nipped in the bud a year and a half ago", Schnatter saidon a conference call with investors in November.
The man who built an empire serving mediocre at best pizza (yeah, I said it) is stepping down. He is being replaced as CEO by company president Steve Ritchie.
Schnatter isn't the first founder to step away recently from CEO duties at the company he built from scratch. Schnatter, who is the company's biggest shareholder, will remain chairman of the board.
The comments drew praise from white supremacists and the company apologized two weeks later. According to a press release from the company, he will "pursue his personal passion for entrepreneurship, leadership development and education". The founder previously stepped down in 2005, after a period of declining sales at the company.
In 1983, Schnatter sold his Chevy Camaro to help his father's struggling business and used the leftover profits to start Papa John's. Schnatter announced his decision when the market closed. Schnatter returned as CEO three years later.
Reddit users have noticed that Apple appears to be slowing down old iPhones that have low capacity batteries . The bad news is that Apple has admitted that it intentionally slows down older models of the iPhone .
Last year, the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics both relaxed their flu shot guidelines for patients with egg allergies . ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Flu activity has officially been elevated to "widespread" in the state of Ohio according to health officials.
The council has also banned exports of North Korean coal, iron, lead, textiles and seafood, and restricted joint ventures. The Security Council resolution expresses concern about income from North Korean workers in foreign countries.
But, Saif Ali Khan wants to do something that is why they organized a private party at the Pataudi Palace. On this special occasion of Taimur's birthday, we have brought something very interesting about him.
Franken's promise to resign "in the coming weeks" was an obvious move to hedge against the possibility of Moore being defeated. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, said that Sen. "I definitely think he should not resign", Manchin told CNN on Monday .
The news is the first sign that many in the middle-class will benefit financially from their employers paying less in taxes. House members voted on Wednesday to pass a bill that would cut the corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent.
Police said that there was a baggie of what appeared to be drugs visible in the vehicle , though it's not visible in the video . According to the Pembroke Pines Police Department, Cusak was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Ofcom's consumer group director Lindsey Fussell said: 'Too many people are put off by the hassle of switching mobile provider. In addition, Ofcom says providers will also be banned from charging for notice periods that run after the switching date.
The 17,000 youths in CT would have to find another - more expensive - way to find health insurance if the program vaporizes. A number of states have sent out notices to CHIP recipients warning them funds will run out as early as next month.
In the months since he joined the Cavs, Thomas has repeatedly referenced his motivation to get vengeance against Boston. The targeted time period is especially notable because the Cavaliers face Irving and the Celtics on January 3 in Boston.
And those for the MLS didn't do a good enough job at convincing city voters WHY this was actually good for them. Oh well - a hopeful city still can turn its eyes to the next Major League Soccer expansion in 2022.
Paul Merson says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain fits at Liverpool
I like it, but he has so much potential it's unbelievable, what he still not shows", Klopp told Liverpool's official website . Germany global Shkodran Mustafi returned to first team training this week and is expected to feature on Friday night.
Will 'Mamma Mia 2' Kill Off Meryl Streep? Twitter Sure Thinks So
The trailer features a slow, a capella version of " Mamma Mia ", the eternally ideal song, as well as one swell pair of overalls. Radio Times also notes that Cher , who plays Donna's mother in the sequel, wrote on Twitter that Meryl Streep was on the set.
5th Person Dies in San Diego County's Flu Season
They are available at most pharmacies and health care providers. "I certainly wouldn't put others at risk", that individual said. That's the way health officials measure the severity of flu season. "They've had it since, like, three months ago", Perez said.
Last day to post for Christmas delivery
Post offices nationwide are working tirelessly to make sure those packages make it to their destinations before December 25. Get yourself to the post office. "It's for New Year's", said David Hamilton, customer.
Giants Acquire Evan Longoria From Rays in Blockbuster
The best part for the Giants? Tampa Bay is expected to cover some of the $86 million that he's still owed. He's played in 156 games or more for the past five seasons, totaling 798 - an Major League Baseball most.
Apple May Combine iOS And Mac Apps In 2018
It just remains to be seen whether or not this move by Apple of unifying binaries will prove to be fruitful for the end user. Apple's plans are still fluid, the people said, so the implementation could change or the project could still be cancelled.
Twitter suspends Britain First leaders' accounts
This story has been corrected to read that Michael Hill is of the League of the South, not the Traditionalist Workers Party. American Renaissance and Occidental Dissent both referred readers to an online chat site frequented by white nationalists.
White Christmas chance looks very low for the Carolinas
Sunday (Christmas Eve ), may start out with lows close to zero, while the afternoon highs barely reach the upper 20's or low 30's. Our medium range models continue to "flip-flop" with snow vs.no snow for the upcoming holiday weekend.