Papa John's hires chief marketing officer
Aug. 24, 2009
Papa John's International Inc. has announced the hiring of Andrew Varga as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Varga, a marketing veteran who joins Papa John's after 21 years with Brown-Forman Corp., will report to Papa John's president and chief operating officer Jude Thompson.
Since 2007, Varga has held the position of senior vice president/director of marketing for Brown-Forman, responsible for the company's Wines and Spirits portfolio in the North American region, representing 30 brands with annual sales well in excess of $1 billion. From 2004 to 2007, Varga was senior vice president/managing director, Wines Marketing, with global responsibility for the wine portfolio.