Chipotle said Wednesday that its longtime head of marketing is leaving the company, just a week after the struggling burrito chain installed a new CEO as it seeks to revive the brand.
Mark Crumpacker, who has led Chipotle's marketing efforts for nine years, will leave the company Thursday.
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Last year, Crumpacker pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drug possession charge that would be dismissed after completing a rehabilitation program. The charge came after he was named a customer in a 2016 cocaine ring indictment in New York. Chipotle placed him on leave for a few months before he returned to the job.
Chipotle, which has failed to recover from a series of food safety scares, is seeking to rebuild its business and lure customers back. The Denver-based company recently hired Taco Bell executive Brian Niccol as its new CEO. His first day was March 5.