Ruth’s Hospitality Group, one of the largest upscale steakhouse companies in the world, today announced that Michael O’Donnell, the Company’s current executive chairman, will retire effective December 9,2020. Following this date, O’Donnell will remain as member of the board of directors.
Mike O’Donnell stated, “It’s been a privilege to serve as Executive Chair of Ruth’s Chris for the past two years. The Company has grown and flourished, and despite recent challenges posed by Covid19, I have total confidence that Cheryl Henry and the senior team will execute its recovery plan and continue to build our iconic, resilient brand." O’Donnell continued, “Moving forward, I will focus my energy on serving as a Board member and will continue to support and safeguard Ruth’s Chris and it’s 55-year history of serving guests, supporting team members and delivering consistent returns to shareholders.”
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