Bloomberg: Shaquille O’Neal Joins Papa John’s Board of Investors

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Papa John’s Pizza announced that Shaquille O’Neal has officially joined the company’s board of directors, and will further serve as a marketing ambassador for the brand.

As the company’s first African American director, the NBA Hall of Famer hopes to build a better culture, boost sales and bring in younger customers. Shaq has additionally invested in nine Papa John locations in his hometown of Atlanta as part of the partnership. The pizza company’s stock jumped to 6.3 percent in New York Friday following the announcement.

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