Papa John's Hires Industry Vet Amanda Clark to Fill Top Development Post
Papa John’s International, Inc. announced the appointment of Amanda Clark as its Chief Development Officer. She will lead the company’s strategy to continue expanding its restaurant footprint in North America and internationally.
As Chief Development Officer, Clark will oversee franchise development and sales, building design and new concepts, and the programs and personnel that provide ongoing facilities support to existing restaurants.
Clark was previously Taco Bell's Executive Vice President of Restaurant Experience. In her role there, she oversaw the entire customer experience of Taco Bell’s 7,000 restaurants, including design, consumer facing technology, merchandising, customer marketing, new concepts and company development. She served in other leadership roles during her nearly seven years at Taco Bell, including Senior Vice President, North America Development, where she helped Taco Bell deliver more net new units during those two years than any other QSR chain in North America. In addition, Mshe served as General Manager for Taco Bell Canada, where she delivered record double-digit same store sales growth for two years in a row.