The John Schnatter stench will be harder to clean on Papa Johns than initially expected.
The CEO and a second senior executive on the pizza chain – Friends of Schnatter, whom he installed in key positions – failed to curb a "bro" culture in the Louisville, Ky., Business, open discussion of "gangbangs" and others hostile terms, a Forbes report claims Thursday.
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Women in the office were often mocked, asked at business meetings if they were menstruating and commented by male executives whether they wanted to "jump on the train," states the Forbes report, which interviewed 37 current and former employees.
CEO Steve Ritchie was present for many of the toxic comments and just laughed, three employees told Forbes.
Schnatter, who owns 29 percent of the company, apologized for using the Racquets – and claimed that he (19659003) COLONEL SANDERS & # 39; GRANDSON CALLS & # 39; PAPA JOHN & # 39; SNORING A & # 39; WEASEL & # 39;
Over Schnatter's term of office, Papa Johns has agreed to two confidential agreements after being accused of improper conduct, Forbes reported.
The company decided to erase the executive's resemblance to all its marketing materials – and Schnatter resigned as chairman.
His board has formed an independent committee that has hired an outside firm to investigate the matter.
But the problem can be greater than just the 56-year-old executive.  Without responding to the specific allegations, Papa Johns made a statement in which he repeated his promise from the beginning of the week to "oversee an outside firm that oversees a review and investigation of the corporate culture and makes recommendations for the necessary changes . "
Schnatter's lawyer, Patricia Glaser, said the Forbes story contains" inaccuracies and misrepresentations. "
Glaser did not work it out.
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This article originally appeared in the New York Post.