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Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Names Abdallah CEO

Mark S. Mednansky is retiring from his post as CEO for Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Inc. Norman J. Abdallah, a member of the multi-concept operator’s board of directors, replaces Mednansky effective immediately.Norman A smallNorman Abdallah

Mednansky will remain with Del Frisco’s through the end of the year to help facilitate the transition process, per a company release announcing the news.

Most recently, Abdallah was an operating partner for CIC Partners, where he acted in an operating and investing role in their restaurant portfolio companies. Prior to joining CIC, Abdallah served as interim CEO of Dinosaur BBQ. His restaurant industry background also includes working with Romano’s Macaroni Grill and other private equity firms in the restaurant industry.