Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. said Thursday that it has named Scott Boatwright chief restaurant officer overseeing operations for the company's 2,300 North American restaurants, effective May 30. Boatwright will collaborate with other members of Chipotle's leadership on areas like guest experience and operational efficiency. Boatwright joins from Arby's Restaurant Group, where he was senior vice president of operations. Chipotle shares are down 0.5% in Thursday trading, but up 28.3% for the year so far. The S&P 500 index is up 6.6% for 2017 to date.
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