Papa John's John Schnatter resigns after racist remark


Follow up to this story posted earlier

After being exposed for using a racist slurs at a May conference call, John Schnatter turned in his resignation on Wednesday night as Chairman of the Board of Papa John's.

The company said Olivia Kirtley will step in as Lead Independent Director for the firm until the board appoints a new chairman in the coming weeks.

Statement available on the Papa John's website

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