LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Papa John's, the world's third largest pizza delivery company, has
retained Edelman as its public relations agency of record. Edelman, the
world's largest PR firm, is charged with assisting Papa John's with both
proactive and reactive external communications processes and strategies.
"We are excited to welcome Edelman to the growing Papa John's family of
agency partners," said Bob Kraut, Papa John's chief marketing officer.
"The high-caliber Edelman team has hit the ground running and is
developing and executing strategies that are positioning Papa John's as
a leader in our category. Their expertise will play a key role in our
broader marketing objective of elevating the Papa John's brand and
taking it to the next level of growth."
Working from its Atlanta office, Edelman will assist Papa John's with
communications to a multitude of external stakeholders. The Edelman team
consists of industry-leading experts who have decades of experience
helping companies and personalities successfully manage and evolve their
external communications programs.
"We're excited about winning a marquee brand like Papa John's and being
able to work alongside their energized and engaged executive leadership
team," said Mark Hass, president and CEO of Edelman U.S. "Papa John's is
a distinguished leader in its category, and we look forward to
furthering that leadership position for the brand."
About Papa John's
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third largest pizza delivery 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.
Edelman is the world's largest public relations firm, with 67 offices
and more than 4,800 employees worldwide, as well as affiliates in more
than 30 cities. Edelman was named Advertising Age's top-ranked PR firm
of the decade in 2009 and one of its "A-List Agencies" in both 2010 and
2011; Adweek's "2011 PR Agency of the Year;" PRWeek's "2011 Large PR
Agency of the Year;" and The Holmes Report's "2013 Global Agency of the
Year" and its 2012 "Digital Agency of the Year." Edelman was named one
of the "Best Places to Work" by Advertising Age in 2010 and 2012 and
among Glassdoor's top ten "Best Places to Work" in 2011 and 2012.
Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Berland (research), Blue
(advertising), BioScience Communications (medical communications), and
agencies Edelman Significa (Brazil), and Pegasus (China). Visit http://www.edelman.com
for more information.
Papa John's International, Inc.
Darryl Carr, 502-261-4318
Source: Papa John's International, Inc.
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