The smell of Papa John’s pizza is nothing new to Steve Ritchie. As per Wikipedia, twenty years of working for the company has made him familiar with all of the products and all of the levels of employment. He has gone up each run of the ladder, and has arrived at the top where he is now the CEO.
Twenty years is a long time, though to some it may seem that the time has passed quickly. A lot of things have changed in America and in the world, socially and politically. People who were children around the time that he started his career, as well as the time that he bought his own franchise, are now grown up. Because of the changing times, he has made it a point to keep the viewpoint of the company up-to-date and accurate to the times by forming as much of an understanding of the company as possible.
More CEOs should follow in the footsteps of Steve Ritchie, because too many CEOs don’t give a damn about their employees! Some CEOs talk to the talk, but they do not walk the walk. Everyone says that they care about their workers, but few actually do.
Steve Ritchie Papa Johns is trying to help everyone who buys pizza, everyone who works for the establishment and everyone in society who is affected the presence of Papa John’s. He knows that the existence of Papa John’s is multidimensional. Different aspects must be tended to in order for the whole organization to improve. The company isn’t just about pizza or the big people on top; it is about everyone. Everyone who is directly and indirectly affected by the company is involved and must be considered. Details about Papa John’s newest campaign can be seen here.
Everything is good so far. Of course, some customers have lost trust in the organization over the years, but the damage is reparable. Steve Ritchie knows what he is doing. He is well versed in dealing with relations between customers, workers and the public. Check out Steve’s profile on Bloomberg for more information about him.
Hussain Sajwani and DAMAC Owner was born in the year 1952/1953 by an entrepreneur father who was then the seller of Parker pens, shirts, watches and dealt with the importation of the goods from China. He is the developer of the Emirati billionaire property as well as the chairman and the founder of DAMAC properties which is a real estate oriented property.
The business was named the top during the 2017 Forbes global 2000 which was the outline of the fastest developing companies globally based on the annual rate of growth of the revenues as from the year 2013 to 2016. However, in 2018 Forbes rankings, Hussain Sajwani and DAMAC Owner, with the worth of $ 4.1 billion emerged to be 4th wealthiest Arab in the world. His success in the business field could be attributed to the skills and knowledge he gained after being awarded a scholarship in the US via his government where he managed to hold a bachelor’s degree in economics and industrial engineering at the University of Washington.
Ideally, Hussain Sajwani’s and DAMAC Owner career can be dated back to the year 1981 after being slated into a position in the finance department specifically in Abu Dhabi Gas industries. After two years he ventured into a catering business field inclusive of customers such as Bechtel and the U.S military which is still functional till now with name Global Logistics Services. Moreover, it was in the year 2002 that he established a company property by the name DAMAC which is known to be the largest company in the region of the Middle East in Asia with an estimate of 19,000 complete apartments. Furthermore, the property is in possession of more than 44,000 units which are still under several stages of growth globally.
In the year 2015, his company was listed publicly with its shares trading on the famously known Financial Market in Dubai. Also, the company has managed to develop other properties which include a golf course which was designed by Woods and controlled by the important Trump Organizational Luxury apartments initiative. The entrepreneur has invested approximately £ 600 million specifically in London through some other efforts thus positioning him in the list of top Arab influential business entrepreneur.
Wes Edens is an American Born businessman that has been investing for the majority of his life and he is also the co-founder of one of the most popular alternative investment companies in the country, Fortress Investment Group. Wes started up Fortress Investment alongside Rob Kauffman and Randy Nardone back in 1998. For the past nine years, Wes Edens has managed the company as President and Chief Executive Officer, focusing heavily on the private equity department of the company. Wes Edens completed his education and earned his financial and business degrees back in 1984 and he found a position right away working as a partner at Lehman Brothers, which set a good tone for the rest of his career.
Before founding Fortress Investment Group, Wes was the managing director for BlackRock Financial Management from 1993 til 1998, when he founded his current company. With more than 10 years of experience already under his belt, Wes Edens has no troubles moving forward with Fortress Investment Group, especially since they acted as a private investment firm for the first several years.
Over the years, Wes Edens’ has expressed interest in many other areas of business and finance, but more than that, he enjoys getting involved in his own personal interests. For example, Wes Edens’ is a sports fan, which is why he purchased the Milwaukee Bucks, a professional basketball team in the US. He is also a part owner of the League of Legends team, FlyQuest. Perhaps his most ambitious project is the Brightline Train system, which is currently in development in Florida and aims to relieve the heavy traffic that congests areas around the state. To date, Brightline is the first ever private train system to exist in the United States and so far it has been received well, with plans to bring Brightline to new states in the future.