Papa John’s International, Inc. announced the appointment of Stephen Gibbs, former Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller at The Home Depot to its board of directors.
“We are pleased to welcome Stephen to the Papa Johns Board,” said Christopher L. Coleman, Chair of the Papa Johns Board of Directors. “His appointment demonstrates Papa Johns commitment to ensuring our board is composed of directors with relevant skills and expertise to oversee the execution of our strategy. Their wealth of financial leadership and corporate strategy experience will be instrumental as we continue to build on our growth plans.”
Mr. Gibbs recently served as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller for The Home Depot from 2020 to 2023. He joined The Home Depot from Tyson Foods, where he held the position of Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. He previously held the same role for Keurig Green Mountain and Scientific Games Corporation, serving six years at each company from 2005 through 2017. Mr. Gibbs brings a strong track record of leadership, financial governance and regulatory compliance, with experience at large brands, as well as Big Four public accounting experience earlier in his career.
Rob Lynch, President and CEO added, “We look forward to having Stephen Gibbs join us on the Papa Johns Board. His experience in retail industries as well as transformations for global consumer brands will provide a valuable strategic perspective as we continue to drive systemwide sales growth and global development.”