• Chipotle just hired Taco Bell's CEO to run the company - here are the changes to expect

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Chipotle announced on Tuesday its new CEO will be Taco Bell's former top exec.
    While Taco Bell and Chipotle both serve burritos, the chains are extremely different.
    The new CEO could bring changes such as new menu items, breakfast burritos, more advertising, and boozy drinks at Chipotle.
    Chipotle's new CEO is coming from a very different type of Mexican chain - fast-food icon Taco Bell.
    On Tuesday, Chipotle announced that it had tapped Taco Bell CEO Brian Niccol as the struggling chain's new top executive. Taco Bell experienced a period of impressive growth under Niccol's leadership, as...
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  • Chipotle names Taco Bell chief as CEO, to lead turnaround

    Chipotle names Taco Bell chief as CEO, to lead turnaround

    8 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Tuesday said it had hired Brian Niccol from Yum Brands Inc's Taco Bell unit as chief executive officer to turn around the burrito chain that has been hurt by a series of food safety lapses.
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  • Chipotle taps Taco Bell's CEO to turn around the struggling chain

    Chipotle taps Taco Bell's CEO to turn around the struggling chain

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Chipotle's new CEO will be Taco Bell's current leader - Brian Niccol.
    The struggling chain has been searching for a new CEO since November, when founder Steve Ells announced plans to step down in an effort to turn around the chain.
    At Taco Bell, Niccol pushed for creative marketing, digital innovation, and wild new menu items.
    Chipotle's new CEO comes from another Mexican chain.
    The struggling chain's new top executive will be Taco Bell's current CEO Brian Niccol. Niccol will replace Chipotle's founder and current CEO, Steve Ells.
    Ells said in a press release that Niccol will bring "fresh...
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  • Chipotle Poaches Taco Bell Boss to Be Its New CEO

    8 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Help is on the way for Chipotle Mexican Grill.
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    The struggling burrito restaurant chain has poached the top executive at Yum Brands' yum
    Taco Bell, Brian Niccol, to be its new chief executive. He will be tasked with getting Chipotle back on track after more than two years of trying to come back from food safety episodes, including an E.Coli outbreak that send customers fleeing. Niccol, who has been CEO of the immensely successful Taco Bell chain since 2015, will replace Chipotle founder Steve Ells on March 5th, the company said on Tuesday .
    Investors clearly liked the news: Chipotle...
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  • Chipotle pops after naming Taco Bell CEO as new head boss

    Chipotle pops after naming Taco Bell CEO as new head boss

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Current Taco Bell CEO Brian Niccol will be the new CEO of Chipotle on March 5.
    Shares of Chipotle climbed as much as 10% on the news.
    Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill popped more than 10% in after-hours trading on Tuesday following a report that current Taco Bell CEO Brian Niccol will assume the same role for the embattled Mexican chain starting on March 5.
    Chipotle is expected to officially announce the news later on Tuesday, according to a Wall Street Journal report .
    Current CEO Steve Ells announced in November 2017 he would leave the chain when a suitable replacement was found.
    Niccol...
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  • Chipotle names Taco Bell chief Brian Niccol CEO

    8 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Tuesday said it had hired Brian Niccol from Yum Brands' Taco Bell unit as chief executive officer to turn around the formerly red-hot burrito chain that has been hurt by a series of food safety lapses.
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  • Chipotle Mexican names Taco Bell chief Brian Niccol CEO

    8 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Chipotle Mexican Grill said on Tuesday it named Brian Niccol chief executive officer, effective March 5.
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