People on the move: Kickstarter, Ford, Papa John’s Pizza, and more!
Every week, we bring you an overview of the most important executive changes from around the world. Last week, Shaquille O'Neal joined Papa John’s Pizza’s Board of Directors and will become an ambassador for the brand. Read more about this and other notable executive changes:
Shaquille O'Neal joins Papa John's Pizza’s Board of Directors
NBA Hall of Famer and restaurateur Shaquille O’Neal will be joining Papa John’s Pizza as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors and as an investor in nine Papa John’s restaurants in the Atlanta, Georgia area. In addition, Mr. O’Neal will enter into a marketing agreement to be an ambassador for the Papa John’s brand. Read more here.
Ford names Tim Stone from Snap as Chief Financial Officer
Ford has announced Tim Stone as new Chief Financial Officer. Stone was most recently CFO at Snap where he left after just 8 months on the job. He succeeds Bob Shanks who announced his intention to retire at year-end. Read more here.
Perry Chen steps down as CEO of Kickstarter
Perry Chen announced in a blog post that he is stepping down as CEO of Kickstarter. He will remain involved with the company as Chairman of the Board where he will focus on high-level and long-term company needs. Read more here.
Boeing names leadership for joint venture with Embraer
Boeing has announced three leadership moves aimed at further strengthening the company's global presence and preparing for the joint venture with Embraer. The new venture will be led by John Slattery, who currently heads the commercial aviation division at Embraer and will become chief executive officer of the joint venture with Boeing. Read more here.
Kevin Tsujihara to step down as CEO of Warner Bros.
Kevin Tsujihara announced that he will be stepping down as CEO & Chairman of Warner Bros. Entertainment. The decision follows an an exposé in the Hollywood Reporter, which described text messages between the executive and Charlotte Kirk revealing that Tsujihara would push for auditions for the actress amid an apparent sexual relationship that he was having with her. Read more here.
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