LOUISVILLE, KY. — Mike Nettles has been named senior vice-president, chief information and digital officer for Papa John’s International. In his new role Mr. Nettles will be tasked with enhancing Papa John’s digital technology to deliver an improved customer experience, the company said.
Before joining Papa John’s, Mr. Nettles was vice-president of enterprise architecture and I.T. strategy at Panera Bread Co., where he was responsible for driving information technology architecture and processes for the Panera 2.0 business model. He also led the technical design, development and implementation of digital and in-café Panera assets.
Prior to Panera, Mr. Nettles was chief technology officer at DiningIn Inc., an on-line food delivery service. He also held positions with Brinker International, Torex, NeoStar Retail Group and was the founder and principal of Red Chair Ventures L.L.C.“We are excited to welcome Mike Nettles to the Papa John’s team,” said Steve Ritchie, president and chief executive officer of Papa John’s. “Not only is Mike a great cultural fit for our company, but he is also a proven leader in the digital and retail sectors that will help us deliver a better customer experience and elevate our digital platforms.”