Foodservice News & Trends

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Chipotle Founder Ells Steps Down from Chairman Role

Chipotle Mexican Grill CEO Brian Niccol was named chairman of the board for the fast-casual restaurant chain. Niccol replaces company founder Steve Ells, who held that position for two years. Neil Flanzraich will continue to serve as lead independent director.