NRN: Taco Bueno Names Chief People Officer
NRN: Taco Bueno Names Chief People Officer

Mary Ellen Mullins will serve in the new HR role.

Taco Bueno Restaurants L.P. has established and staffed a new HR position, according to Nation’s Restaurant News.

Mary Ellen Mullins, an industry and HR veteran, will serve as chief people officer for the fast casual franchise. In the newly created role, Mullins will oversee talent acquisition, employee capability and development, employee experience and retention, among a host of other human resource functions.

Mullins most recently served as Sonic Restaurants Inc.’s senior director of human resources and previously held a number of leadership roles in human resources with Yum! Brands Inc.

“Her phenomenal experience in the QSR world, providing world-class support to her internal clients and serving as an inspirational leader to her teams will add incredible value to the Taco Bueno team,” said Taco Bueno CEO Omar Janjua.

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