As he prepares to take over as chief executive, Calwell looks ahead to the pizza chain’s future
At the end of the year, Ken Calwell, president of take-and-bake pizza chain operator Papa Murphy’s International, will take the reins as chief executive. He replaces John Barr, who will remain chairman, and plans to focus on the strategic growth of the 1,290-unit chain, which was acquired by New York-based Lee Equity Partners last year. Calwell plans to build on Papa Murphy’s “food forward” focus and differentiation as a take-and-bake pizza brand that brings families ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!