The Power List 2017: Jim Schwartz

January 24, 2017

Led by CEO Jim Schwartz, NPC International Inc. continues to flex its muscles as a large, well-run franchisee. 

 “We’re not viewed as a small franchisee with limited resources,” Schwartz noted in November about NPC operators. “We have the scale to give them the attention they need to grow within our business. They also know if you’re going to play on the team, you have to perform.”

NPC, the largest Pizza Hut franchisee in the U.S. with 1,228 units, is also the fifth largest Wendy’s franchisee with 183 units, as of Sept. 27, the end of the most recent quarter. Most