Chipotle names Scott Boatwright chief restaurant officer

May 11, 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., eager to improve operations as it works to regain lost sales, has named Scott Boatwright as its first chief restaurant officer, effective May 30, the company said Thursday.

Scott Boatwright Photo: Chipotle

Boatwright comes to the 2,300-unit chain from Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc., where he was senior vice president of operations. 

“Continuing to focus on providing the very best guest experience is one of our top priorities,” Chipotle CEO Steve Ells said in a statement. “Scott’s proven accomplishments elevating the guest experience will help us accelerate the momentum we have seen so far in 2017.”