Kim Adams Joins Papa John’s as the New Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

(Dec. 18, 2020) Blue Rock Search is proud to have partnered with Papa John’s to place Kim Adams as the organization’s new Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Founded in 1984, Papa John’s is one of the world’s largest franchise organizations, with over 5000 locations in 45 countries and territories. One of Papa John’s core values is “Everyone Belongs,” and the company strategically focuses on building a corporate culture that celebrates and ensures diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Before joining Papa John’s, Kim Adams served as Vice President of Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity at Equifax, a multinational consumer credit reporting organization, and brings more than fifteen years of diverse HR experience to her new position. In 2020, Ms. Adams was selected by the Atlanta Business League as one of “Atlanta’s Top 100 Black Women of Influence” for her achievements. She earned her BA degree in Business at the University of Georgia and her MBA in Management at Georgia State University.

Ruben Moreno, HR Practice Leader and Founding Partner of Blue Rock Search, said, “We were honored to be chosen to assist Papa John’s with this HR executive search. The Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is a critical position. Kim Adams brings much experience and wisdom to the role, and she loves pizza, too. Papa John’s is one of the many Blue Rock relationships “built-to-last,” and we are excited to see Kim’s impact on Papa John’s in the years to come.”

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