Steve Cochran Named President and Chief Operating Officer

  Steve Cochran Named President and Chief Operating Officer

Business Wire

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- January 28, 2013

Delta Apparel, Inc. (NYSE MKT: DLA) today announced that on January 23, 2013
the Board of Directors of Delta Apparel, Inc. has approved the appointment of
Steven E. Cochran to President and Chief Operating Officer of the company
effective immediately. Mr. Humphreys will continue as Delta Apparel, Inc.’s
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Humphreys commented, “We are pleased to have Steve assume the additional
responsibility as President and Chief Operating Officer. Since joining Delta
Apparel, Inc. as President of Delta Activewear, he has proven that he has the
vision, experience and dedication to undertake the operations leadership role
of the company. We are proud of what the company has accomplished through its
steadfast commitment to our customers and our shareholders and we are excited
having Steve take on a larger role in leading the future growth opportunities
for Delta Apparel.”

Steve joined Delta Apparel, Inc. in 2010 as President of the Delta Activewear
operating unit with responsibility for our catalog and FunTees businesses.
Steve began his career with Cintas Corporation, a leading provider of career
apparel. He held various positions with the company, including responsibility
for a variety of operating units. Prior to joining Delta Apparel Steve served
as President of the Image Apparel Division of VF Corporation.

About Delta Apparel, Inc.

Delta Apparel, Inc., along with its operating subsidiaries, M. J. Soffe, LLC,
Junkfood Clothing Company, To The Game, LLC and Art Gun, LLC, is an
international design, marketing, manufacturing, and sourcing company that
features a diverse portfolio of lifestyle branded activewear apparel and
headwear, and produces high quality private label programs. The Company
specializes in selling casual and athletic products across distribution tiers
and in most store types, including specialty stores, boutiques, department
stores, mid-tier and mass chains. From a niche distribution standpoint, the
Company also has strong distribution at college bookstores and the U.S.
military. The Company’s products are made available direct-to-consumer on its
websites at,, and Additional products can be viewed at
and The Company's operations are located throughout
the United States, Honduras, El Salvador, and Mexico, and it employs
approximately 7,100 people worldwide. Additional information about the Company
is available at


Delta Apparel, Inc.
Martha M. (Sam) Watson, 864-232-5200 extn. 6609
Chief Human Resources Officer
Investor Relations Contact:
Sally Wallick, 404-806-1398
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