Papa John's, John Schnatter, steps down as CEO.  Papa John's, John Schnatter, steps down as CEO.

Papa John’s controversial CEO steps down after facing backlash for his criticism of NFL anthem protests

Admin Dec 22,2017

The founder of Papa John’s, John Schnatter, on Thursday announced plans to step down as CEO.

Schnatter sparked controversy in November when he slammed NFL leadership over players’ kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality.