Del Taco creates new chief operating officer role, appoints first incumbent

Chad Gretzema

Del Taco Restaurants has promoted Chad Gretzema to chief operating officer, a new leadership role at the Company.

Gretzema has been with Del Taco since 2012 and was most recently senior vice president of strategic planning & innovation, having previously served as senior vice president of operations support and engagement

John D. Cappasola, Jr., the company’s president and CEO, said: “Chad brings a wealth of restaurant experience to his new position as chief operating officer, having successfully led strategic planning, innovation, operations support, training and our facilities support over the past seven years.

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“Chad has been a key architect of many of our strategic combined solutions operational improvement efforts and is a trusted partner within the organization who knows how to help teams deliver superior results.

“He has also been a passionate voice, ensuring strong cross-functional franchise support and enabling our franchise partners to successfully grow their businesses.

“The role of Chief Operating will further our focus on great four wall operations and I believe that Chad will lead our restaurant teams and the brand to even greater success.”

Gretzema added: “Del Taco is an iconic brand with some of the most passionate and talented teams I have worked with during my career. I am committed to helping our restaurant teams and our franchisees grow their businesses and look forward to providing them even greater support in this new role.”

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