LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Papa John's International hired Alice LeBlanc as its new vice president, strategic supply chain.
According to a news release, LeBlanc has more than 20 years experience in global purchasing management, customer service and franchise relations in the foodservice industry. For the past 10 years she worked for the Food Service Purchasing Co-op, including since 2005 as vice president, centralized purchasing supporting all five Yum! Brand restaurant chains. From 1998 to 2005, LeBlanc served as vice president and general manager with procurement responsibility for more than 5,700 corporate and franchised KFC restaurants.
"Alice brings to Papa John's years of foodservice industry experience, including experience in the international arena," said Julie Larner, president of PJ Food Service, Papa John's commissary and distribution company. "Alice will help us continue to fulfill the Papa John's brand promise of 'Better Ingredients. Better Pizza.' to our operators throughout the world."