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Papa John’s to Expand on Diversity and Inclusion

revamp the company, which is the third largest pizza company in the world, in ways that would benefit all 120,000 corporate and team members within the organization, as well as their areas of operation, which also extends and caters to its customers. In his open letter, he claims that he seeks to transform Papa John’s by way of its core moral values which include diversity and inclusion. Steve Ritchie has been with the company for twenty-two years, from his start as a customer representative to becoming a franchise owner in 2006. He has also held several other positions such as delivery driver, general manager, and director of operations.

Recently, Papa John’s leaders have completed an “unconscious bias training” and plans to have the rest of the company do the same, countrywide. And a sort of audit is ongoing of the company’s practices of diversity and inclusion, and actions to rectify any faults found in their practices will be recommended. Steve Ritchie, along with other Papa John’s leaders travelled to major cities like Los Angeles, Detroit, and Chicago in a tour to gather feedback from team members of their franchisees. This, with a goal on “how we can do better.”

The company is also bringing together an advisory group that specializes in diversity and equity, to help address the faults in their practices (if any are found). Steve Ritchie also seeks to add more diversity to the Papa John’s leadership team. He also put forth two long-term initiatives that the company is developing. First, is to support minority owned-franchises via a program, and also the implementation of a foundation that supports the communities of Papa John’s employees. Steve Ritchie claims to have started his business in pizza because “pizza brings people together” and during his twenty-five years, he realized that Papa John’s people are their most important ingredient.

 

Nicolas Krafft’s L’oreal Paris Event

L’Oreal Paris on 30th September held its second yearly beauty and fashion show on river Seine, on a floating catwalk, which is the French capital’s heart. Nicolas Krafft is the vice president of the Global Business Development. In addition to their objective which is showing the new looks of the season in beauty and fashion, they also give the brand an opportunity to underline some of its ongoing commitments which would make beauty and fashion more accessible. The event was open to general public and was attended top names from silver screen, beauty and fashion.

Diversity beauty from women colored the event whose stage was designed in central Paris on river siene’s floating runway which is 60 meters. Celebrities who participated in the event as models included Eva Longoria, Louise Bourgoin and Elle Fanning. The show gave a spotlight to diversity and creativity which are both seen as an inspiration for L’Oreal Paris. Other faces outside fashion who participated in the event included Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (actor) who is known as Jaime Lannister in the series Game of Thrones. Also Marie Bochet who is the champion in Paralympic ski and ambassador to L’Oreal Paris.

The event was held simultaneously to Spring/summer fashion week 2019 and this gave an opportunity to show the latest looks in fashion and also show the work of L’Oreal Paris in bringing beauty and fashion worldwide. Val Garland who is the L’Oreal Paris artist on Global Makeup together with Stephane Lancien who is the hair artist had created 70 new makeup and hair looks for this event.

Models Sonia Rykiel, Isabel Marat, Miu Miu and Balmain paraded for the latest jewelry collection from Chopard, one of the partners of the event. The floating catwalk was taken down in more than 8 days.

Nicolas Krafft worked as Vice President at L’Oreal Paris in Global Business Development. He has also worked at Pulp Riot International as the General Manager at L’Oreal. Nicolas Krafft did his studies at INSEAD a program in corporate General Management and at st.Gallen University where he pursued Business Management.

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