James J. "JJ" Buettgen has stepped down from his position as senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Darden Restaurants, Inc. to become president and chief executive officer at Ruby Tuesday, Inc. The resignation is effective immediately, and he will begin his new position on Dec. 1. Buettgen will replace company founder Sandy Beall, who announced his retirement from Ruby Tuesday in June. During his time at Darden, which operates more than 2,000 ...

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