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Embattled Papa John's exec John Schnatter resigns as chairman of the board at the pizza chain after admitting to using racial slur on a conference call

Posted On: Jul 12, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Embattled Papa John's exec John Schnatter resigns as chairman of the board at the pizza chain after admitting to using racial slur on a conference call

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Papa John's founder and former CEO John Schnatter resigned from his position as chairman of the board on Wednesday.
Schnatter's resignation comes one day after he admitted to using the N-word during a May conference call with a marketing agency.
The company said it would appoint a new chairman in the coming weeks.
Papa John's founder and former CEO John Schnatter resigned from his position as chairman of the board, one day after he admitted to using the N-word during a company conference call in May.
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