Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. Announces Additions to Senior Leadership Team
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Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. Announces Additions to Senior Leadership Team

HOUSTON - December 6, 2016 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IRG) announced that Debra Eybers has been named Interim Chief Operating Officer, effective November 29, 2016 and Lou Anne Banks joined the company as Vice President of Marketing on October 17, 2016.

Robert S. Merritt, Chief Executive Officer of Ignite Restaurant Group, stated, "We are excited to have Deb and Lou Anne join the Ignite team. They both bring a wealth of industry experience that will be instrumental in our future success. We look forward to working with Deb and Lou Anne as they help lead two important areas of focus for our company."

Debra Eybers has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of operational and leadership roles within the restaurant industry. For the past several years, she has served as a consultant for several restaurant companies, including Ruth's Hospitality Group and The Palm Restaurant. Ms. Eyberspreviously served as the President of House of Blues and as President of Cheeseburger in Paradise.

Lou Anne Banks has more than 20 years of experience leading marketing and public relations for restaurants, retailers and other multi-unit organizations in both corporate and agency environments. She previously served as the Director of Marketing for Bonefish Grill and the Vice President of Marketing for Johnny Rockets. Ms. Banks also served as a senior agency strategist to McDonald's Restaurants, Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill, White Castle, Logan's Roadhouse and Firehouse Subs.

About Ignite Restaurant Group

Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRG), headquartered in Houston, Texas, operates a portfolio of restaurant concepts, including Joe's Crab Shack and Brick House Tavern + Tap, in a diverse set of markets across the United States. Each brand offers a variety of high-quality food in a distinctive, casual, high-energy atmosphere. For more information on Ignite and its distinctive brands visit www.igniterestaurantgroup.com.

SOURCE Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc.

Contact:

Fitzhugh Taylor
Investor Relations
For Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc.
203-682-8261
fitzhugh.taylor@icrinc.com

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