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Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (CMG.N)

CMG.N on New York Stock Exchange

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17 Aug 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steve Ells

52 2017 Executive Chairman of the Board

Brian Niccol

44 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Hartung

60 2002 Chief Financial Officer

Marissa Andrada

49 2018 Chief Human Resource Officer

Curtis Garner

48 2017 Chief Digital and Information Officer

Christopher Brandt

49 2018 Chief Marketing Officer

Scott Boatwright

45 2017 Chief Restaurant Officer

Neil Flanzraich

74 2014 Lead Independent Director

Albert Baldocchi

63 2014 Independent Director

Paul Cappuccio

56 2016 Independent Director

Robin Hickenlooper

39 2016 Independent Director

Kimbal Musk

45 2013 Independent Director

Ali Namvar

48 2016 Independent Director

Matthew Paull

66 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steve Ells

Mr. Steve Ells is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Ells founded Chipotle in 1993. He was Chief Executive Officer until Mr. Niccol was appointed to that role in March 2018, at which time Mr. Ells became Executive Chairman. From 2009 through 2016 Mr. Ells served as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. Prior to launching Chipotle, Mr. Ells worked for two years at Stars restaurant in San Francisco. Mr. Ells’s vision – that food served fast doesn’t have to be low quality and that delicious food doesn’t have to be expensive – is the foundation on which Chipotle is based. Mr. Ells graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history, and is also a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America.

Brian Niccol

Mr. Brian R. Niccol has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Niccol was appointed to our Board effective March 5, 2018, at the same time he became our Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Niccol previously served from January 1, 2015 as Chief Executive Officer of Taco Bell, a division of Yum! Brands, Inc. He joined Taco Bell in 2011 as Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer and served as President from 2013 to 2014. Prior to his service at Taco Bell, from 2005 to 2011 he served in various executive positions at Pizza Hut, another division of Yum! Brands, including General Manager and Chief Marketing Officer. Before joining Yum! Brands, Mr. Niccol spent 10 years at Procter & Gamble Co., serving in various brand management positions. Mr. Niccol holds an undergraduate degree from Miami University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He serves as a director of Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG)

John Hartung

Mr. John R. Hartung is Chief Financial Officer of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. In addition to having responsibility for all of our financial and reporting functions, Mr. Hartung also oversees compensation and benefits, and Chipotle’s European operations. Mr. Hartung joined Chipotle after spending 18 years at McDonald’s where he held a variety of management positions, most recently as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of its Partner Brands Group. Mr. Hartung has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and economics as well as an MBA from Illinois State University.

Marissa Andrada

Ms. Marissa Andrada is Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. Andrada comes to Chipotle fromKate Spade& Company, where she served as senior vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer. In this capacity, Andrada was responsible for positioning the company and its culture for growth, including developing and implementing plans to recruit top-tier executive and design talent for the global, multi-channel lifestyle brand. Prior to joiningKate Spade, Andrada held several senior level positions in human resources at Starbucks, most recently serving as senior vice president, partner resources for the Americas, where she led innovation and strategy for retail employee programs including employee experience, engagement and compensation.

Curtis Garner

Mr. Curtis Evander Garner is Chief Digital and Information Officer of the Company. He was appointed Chief Digital and Information Officer in March 2017. Mr. Garner joined Chipotle in November 2015 as Chief Information Officer, and prior to that had worked for Starbucks Corp. for 17 years, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Mr. Garner has a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from The Ohio State University. He serves as a director of Aerohive Networks, Inc. (NYSE: HIVE).

Christopher Brandt

Mr. Christopher W. Brandt is Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Prior to his time at Bloomin' Brands, Brandt served as chief brand and marketing officer at YUM! Brands' Taco Bell, where he led marketing and food innovation. He oversaw numerous successful new products including Doritos Locos Tacos and the quesalupa, new dayparts such as Happier Hour and breakfast, digital initiatives such as the Taco Bell app, as well as other innovative media and sponsorship programs. Before joining Taco Bell, he held senior level marketing and brand development positions with Odwalla/Coca Cola and General Mills. Brandt holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego, and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Scott Boatwright

Mr. Scott Boatwright is Chief Restaurant Officer of the company. He was appointed Chief Restaurant Officer in May 2017, and shortly thereafter assumed direct accountability for all restaurant operations. Prior to Chipotle, Mr. Boatwright spent 18 years with Arby’s Restaurant Group in various leadership positions, including for the last six years as the Sr. Vice President of Operations, where he was responsible for the performance of over 1,700 Arby’s restaurants in numerous states. Scott holds an MBA from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University.

Neil Flanzraich

Mr. Neil W. Flanzraich is an Lead Independent Director of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. Mr. Flanzraich is the Executive Chairman of Cantex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly ParinGenix, Inc.), a privately-owned biotech company, where he previously served as CEO and Chairman, and additionally, he has been a private investor since February 2006. From 1998 through its sale in January 2006 to TEVA Pharmaceuticals Industries, Ltd., he served as Vice Chairman and President of IVAX Corporation, an international pharmaceutical company. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Flanzraich served as Chairman of the Life Sciences Legal Practice Group of Heller Ehrman LLP, a law firm, and from 1981 to 1994, served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Counsel and member of the Operating and Executive Committees of Syntex Corporation, an international pharmaceutical company. He was a director of Equity One Inc. (NYSE:EQY) until it was acquired on March 1, 2017. Mr. Flanzraich also previously served as a director of a number of additional publicly-traded companies. He received an A.B. from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Albert Baldocchi

Mr. Albert S. Baldocchi is Independent Director of Chipotle Mexican Grill IncMr. Baldocchi has been self-employed since 2000 as a financial consultant and strategic advisor for, and investor in, a variety of privately-held companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford University.

Paul Cappuccio

Mr. Paul T. Cappuccio serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cappuccio has served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Time Warner since 2001. In this capacity, he oversees the worldwide management of Time Warner’s legal functions, collaborating with all of its operating businesses. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Cappuccio was Senior Vice President and General Counsel at America Online. Before joining AOL, he was a partner at the Washington, DC office of law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he specialized in telecommunications law, appellate litigation, and negotiation with government agencies. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Cappuccio was Associate Deputy Attorney General at the United States Department of Justice. Prior to his service at the DOJ, Mr. Cappuccio served as law clerk at the United States Supreme Court for Justices Antonin Scalia and Anthony M. Kennedy, and as a law clerk to Judge Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Cappuccio earned a law degree from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University, and serves on the board of directors of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (NasdaqGS: CETV).

Robin Hickenlooper

Ms. Robin S. Hickenlooper serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Hickenlooper is Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Liberty Media Corporation and has served in senior corporate development roles at Liberty Media and its affiliates since 2010. Prior to joining Liberty Media in 2008, Ms. Hickenlooper worked at Del Monte Foods and in investment banking at Thomas Weisel Partners. Ms. Hickenlooper serves on the board of directors of FTD Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq: FTD). She earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from Duke University.

Kimbal Musk

Mr. Kimbal Musk is an Independent Director of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. Mr. Musk is an entrepreneur and restaurateur who has had a role in founding and advising several companies and non-profits including: The Kitchen Restaurant Group, a restaurant company with restaurants in Colorado, Illinois and Tennessee; The Kitchen Community; Zip2 Corporation (acquired by Compaq Computer Corporation); PayPal, Inc. (acquired by eBay Inc.); Everdream Corporation (acquired by Dell Inc.); Tesla Motors, Inc.; Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX); OneRiot (acquired by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) and SolarCity Corporation. Mr. Musk has been Chief Executive Officer of The Kitchen Restaurant Group since April 2004, and Executive Director of The Kitchen Community, a non-profit organization that creates learning gardens in schools across the United States, since November 2010. After success in the technology business, Mr. Musk decided to pursue his passion for food and cooking and attended the French Culinary Institute in New York City. He is a member of the board of directors of Tesla Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSLA) as well as a number of privately-held companies and charitable organizations. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at New York University, and is a graduate of Queen’s Business School in Canada and the French Culinary Institute.

Ali Namvar

Mr. Ali Namvar serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Namvar is a private investor, and until April 1, 2018 was an active Partner and senior member of the investment team at Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P., currently our largest shareholder. Prior to joining Pershing Square in 2006, Mr. Namvar held positions at Blackstone Group and Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Mr. Namvar holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Matthew Paull

Mr. Matthew H. Paull serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Paull was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of McDonald’s Corp. from 2001 until he retired from that position in 2008. Prior to joining McDonald’s in 1993, Mr. Paull was a Partner at Ernst & Young, LLP. Mr. Paull currently serves on the boards of directors of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE: CP) and KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE: KS). Mr. Paull previously served as a member of the board of WMS Industries, Inc. until 2013, and Best Buy Co. until 2013. He also serves on the advisory board of Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. Mr. Paull holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois.

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