Mr. Montgomery F. Moran is CoChief Executive Officer Director of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. .He was appointed as CoChief Executive Officer on January 1 2009 after serving as our President and Chief Operating Officer since March 2005. Mr. Moran previously served as chief executive officer of the Denver law firm Messner Reeves LLC where he was employed since 1996 and as general counsel of Chipotle. His experience as our outside general counsel from the time we had only a few restaurants through our growth to several hundred restaurants at the time he joined us as an employee has given him an indepth knowledge and understanding of every aspect of our business. His legal experience ran from trial and employment matters to real estate and other transactional matters as well as general corporate counseling. As a result he has an outstanding skill set in such areas as risk management and crisis handling and also is thoroughly familiar with management personnel throughout our organization. In addition Mr. Moran was the visionary and creator of our Restaurateur program and other aspects of instilling a culture of high performers throughout Chipotle and his leadership in this area was critical to our success. He is also one of the largest individual shareholders of our company
Age: 48 CEO Since 2009Moran holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of Colorado and a J.D., cum laude, from Pepperdine University School of Law.