MARYVILLE, TENN. — Jennifer Boyd Harmon has been named chief marketing officer at Ruby Tuesday. Ms. Harmon will oversee marketing strategy, customer experience and advertising efforts for the company’s 486 restaurants across the globe and in the United States.

Ms. Harmon joins Ruby Tuesday from St. John and Partners, where she spent 15 years as executive vice-president and account group director. Before that, she was senior director of advertising for Denny’s for nearly a decade. She’s also served as an account director for Erwin Penland. Her brand experience includes Firehouse Subs, Fatz Cafes, Smoothie King, El Pollo Loco, Hardee’s, Corona Beer and others.

“Jenifer is a growth-oriented leader and the ideal person to further support our commitments to energize the Ruby Tuesday brand,” said Martin Ritson, president of Ruby Tuesday. “Her ability to integrate the operational and customer-facing aspects of marketing makes her an invaluable addition as our team continues to innovate and evolve the Ruby Tuesday experience in line with our guests’ expectations."