Papa John's appoints Shaquille O'Neal to board
O'Neal also joins 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.
A four-time NBA champion, Hall of Famer and television sports analyst on Inside the NBA, Mr. O'Neal has established a strong business track record as an investor, restaurateur and franchise owner.
Mr. O'Neal currently owns a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts franchise in Atlanta and previously owned 27 Five Guys Burgers and Fries franchises.
In addition, he is the founder and owner of Big Chicken, a fast casual fried chicken restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Shaquille's, a fine dining restaurant in Los Angeles, California. ■