Shake Shack, operator of roadside burger stands, appointed Zach Koff to serve as the company’s first chief operating officer. Koff has been leading operations at Shake Shack since the fourth Shack opened in Miami Beach, FL.
The company also announced that Jeff Uttz will retire as chief financial officer in 2017. Uttz will remain in his current role through mid-March to oversee the company’s fiscal 2016 reporting period. The company has retained Russell Reynolds to initiate an immediate search for a new chief financial officer.