Papa Murphy's International has named Ken Calwell as its new president effective June 6. He will report to John Barr, chairman and CEO.

Calwell most recently served as the chief marketing officer for Wendy's International, where he oversaw brand marketing, advertising, new product development, pricing, field marketing and research and development.

Prior to joining Wendy's, Calwell was CMO and EVP of research and development at Domino's Pizza, where he was part of a leadership team that executed a business turnaround and an IPO in 2004.

Calwell has also held leadership positions at Frito Lay, Pizza Hut and The Pillsbury Company.

"We are excited and very fortunate that Ken will be joining our senior management team," Barr said. "Ken is an accomplished restaurant industry executive with deep expertise leading highly visible consumer brands."

Ken holds a bachelor's degree from Washburn University and an MBA from Indiana University. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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