Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: RUTH – News) today announced that Thomas E. O’Keefe has resigned his roles as the company’s Executive Vice-President, Chief Legal, and Compliance Officer. Mr. O’Keefe’s resignation is effective January 2, 2009, and his support responsibilities will be transitioned to other internal resources.

Michael O’Donnell, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. stated, “On behalf of the Board of Directors and myself, I’d like to thank Tom for his service to Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. We certainly wish him well as he returns full time to his family and adopted hometown of New Orleans to pursue other professional and personal interests.”

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