Santiago Abraham comes to the fast-casual chain from Royal Caribbean Cruises.

MINNEAPOLIS – Buffalo Wild Wings announced on Nov. 15 that Santiago Abraham will assume the role of chief information officer (CIO) starting on Dec. 5.

As CIO, Abraham will be responsible for the company’s technology strategy, policies, processes and practices to support its evolving business.

“I am delighted to join Buffalo Wild Wings and utilize my technology expertise to help the company develop an enterprise-wide technology strategy that contributes to its growth and profitability,” said Abraham. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to build a technology organization that supports our business plan and objectives.”

Abraham brings more than 20 years of business technology experience delivering solutions, applications, and capabilities for a diverse number of hospitality-related industries. Most recently Abraham was vice president, IT strategy, sourcing and vendor management at Royal Caribbean Cruises.

“We’re pleased to have Santiago join Buffalo Wild Wings and look forward to his contributions in developing an enterprise-wide technology strategy that will further our innovation and differentiation in the marketplace,” said Sally Smith, president and CEO.