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Shake Shack hires industry vet as human resources SVP

Diane Neville most recently worked as chief people officer for The Piada Group.
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Shake Shack has hired a 20-year human resources veteran as its senior vice president of people resources, the fast-casual burger chain announced Tuesday.

Diane Neville, who most recently served as chief people officer for The Piada Group, begins work with Shake Shack on June 17. She will be responsible for the development and oversight of all human resources workforce strategies and functions.

Neville has also worked in human resources for P.F. Chang’s, Pei Wei Asian Diner, Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria Inc. and several other firms.

Shake Shack has been bolstering its executive ranks in recent months as it ramps up for expansion. The company recently hired its first chief marketing officer, as well as a chief development officer, chief global licensing officer and chief information officer.

Diane Neville

Diane Neville

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