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Shaw Lands Operations Perch with Freebirds

Restaurant industry veteran comes over from Chipotle.

Bobby Shaw is the new senior vice president of operations for Freebirds World Burrito, a fast-casual burrito concept owned by Tavistock Restaurants.

In his new role, Shaw will oversee more than 90 Freebirds World Burrito locations across seven states and support the growth of the brand through strategic planning initiatives and profit management best practices.

With more than 20 years of operational experience in the restaurant industry, Shaw spent the last decade with Chipotle Mexican Grill, most recently serving as an executive regional director. Shaw began his career with McDonald's Corporation in 1984 as a crewmember, where he rose through the ranks to multi-unit management, before joining Chipotle and helping to grow the brand.