MARYVILLE, TN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 7, 2016--
Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE:RT) today announced the resignation of Jill
Golder, effective as of April 11, 2016, who has decided to take a senior
leadership role at another company. Ms. Golder had joined the Company in
April 2013 as Senior Vice President of Finance and was promoted to
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and
Assistant Secretary in June 2014.
Ruby Tuesday intends to immediately commence a search for a new Chief
“On behalf of our Board and team members, I would like to thank Jill for
her many contributions during her tenure at Ruby Tuesday,” said JJ
Buettgen, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer.
“Jill has been instrumental in improving our financial positioning and
has put in place a strong finance team that will enable us to move ahead
with our brand transformation strategy. We wish her the best.”
Ms. Golder stated, "I am looking forward to my new business opportunity
and am proud of what we have accomplished at Ruby Tuesday. I wish
everyone at the Company success.”
About Ruby Tuesday, Inc.
Ruby Tuesday, Inc. owns and franchises Ruby Tuesday and Lime Fresh brand
restaurants. As of March 1, 2016, there were 729 Ruby Tuesday
restaurants in 44 states, 13 foreign countries, and Guam, and there were
16 Lime Fresh restaurants in two states. Of those restaurants, we owned
and operated 649 Ruby Tuesday restaurants and franchised 80 Ruby Tuesday
restaurants, comprised of 28 domestic and 52 international restaurants.
We also owned and operated eight Lime Fresh restaurants and franchised
eight Lime Fresh domestic restaurants. Our corporate-owned and operated
restaurants are concentrated primarily in the Southeast, Northeast,
Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest of the United States, which we consider to be
our core markets. For more information about Ruby Tuesday, please visit www.rubytuesday.com.
Ruby Tuesday, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (Symbol: RT).
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Christine Beggan, 203-682-8200