Industry News | March 30, 2005

Montgomery “Monty” Moran New President and COO of Chipotle

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.’s general counsel, Montgomery “Monty” Moran, has become the restaurant chain’s new president and chief operating officer. Moran succeeds Kevin Reddy, who recently became Noodles & Company’s new president and COO.

“Chipotle’s culture is rooted in doing things for the right reasons—from the food we serve to our relationships with employees, customers and suppliers,” says Moran. “There’s a clear sense of direction as to where the company is going ...Having the opportunity to direct my time and attention solely to helping Chipotle realize its potential is a challenge I’m really looking forward to.”

“Monty has a great understanding of our business and our culture,” says Ells. “He’s been a trusted adviser to me and our leadership in his role as general counsel. ...He’ll play an important role in helping to shape our future.” Moran holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He obtained a law degree from California’s Pepperdine University in 1988. His legal specialties are litigation and real estate.

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Interesting how someone who worked for the law firm Messner Reeves that represents Chipole becomes their CEO.No conflict there. Now with Ecoli, Salmonella, Food poisoning ,illegal aliens as employess and disgruntled underpaid workers lawsuits I guess he can do duo led duty.

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