LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced it has
signed a partnership deal to be the Official Pizza of the New York
Yankees. As part of the deal, Papa John's will be the exclusive branded
pizza sold in Yankee Stadium, have in-stadium signage, and will have the
ability to use the Yankees marks in marketing and advertising.
"We are excited to be the Official Pizza of the New York Yankees," said
Tim O'Hern, Papa John's Senior Vice President and Chief Development
Officer. "The Yankees are one of the premiere teams in baseball and
we're thrilled with the opportunity to serve our better quality pizza to
their loyal fans."
In addition to having a presence at Yankees' games, Papa John's will be
available to fans at other stadium events beginning on Dec. 28 at the
New Era Pinstripe Bowl, New York's only college football bowl game.
"We are greatly pleased to expand our partnership with Papa John's,
hoping that its pizza being featured at Yankee Stadium will further
strengthen both brands globally," said Michael J. Tusiani, New York
Yankees Senior Vice President Corporate Sales and Sponsorships.
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third largest pizza company. For 12 of the
past 14 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in customer
satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American Customer
Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John's is the Official Pizza Sponsor of
the National Football League and Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information
about the company or to order pizza online, visit Papa John's at www.papajohns.com,
or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns,
on Twitter at http://twitter.com/PapaJohns,
or on our blog at www.papajohnsblog.com.
Papa John's International, Inc.
Darryl Carr, 502-261-4318
Source: Papa John's International, Inc.
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