Chipotle Names Former Starbucks Executive As First Chief Information Officer

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has named Curt Garner its first chief information offier, effective Nov. 23. In this role, he'll use technology to improve customer experience, said Steve Ells, founder and co-chief executive officer of Chipotle. Garner was previously the CIO at Starbucks Corp. where he worked for the company for 18 years. Chipotle stock is up 8.6% for the year so far. The S&P is down 2% for the same period.

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