Men's Wearhouse Names Jon W. Kimmins as Chief Financial Officer

       Men's Wearhouse Names Jon W. Kimmins as Chief Financial Officer

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, March 6, 2013

HOUSTON, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Men's Wearhouse (NYSE: MW) announced
the appointment of Jon W. Kimmins as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial
Officer and Treasurer, effective April 4, 2013. Kimmins' responsibilities
will include finance, accounting, treasury and investor relations. He will
report to Doug Ewert, Men's Wearhouse President and CEO, and will be based in
the Company's Fremont, California headquarters.

Kimmins, 55, brings over thirty years of experience in public and private
company financial management, as well as global retailing, business
development, risk management and real estate. Most recently, he held the
position of Executive Vice President – Finance and Operations at LF-USA, Inc.,
a division of Li & Fung Limited, a multi-billion dollar wholesaler of apparel,
footwear and fashion accessories. After joining in its early stages of
development, Kimmins built the company's financial controls and cash
management processes, as well as established innovative financing

Prior to LF-USA, Kimmins was the Treasurer and Executive Vice President of
Toys "R" Us, Inc., where he was responsible for worldwide corporate finance,
raising billions in debt and equity financing transactions. He also assisted
in the preparation of investor relations materials, public announcements and
SEC filings. Also during his tenure at Toys "R" Us, he managed global
insurance and risk management, as well as the procurement of non-resale items.
Prior to Toys "R" Us, Kimmins held financial management positions at Macy's
from 1980 to 1989.

"We are excited to have Jon join our team," Ewert commented. "His experience
and accomplishments span not only finance and accounting, but also global
retailing, risk management and real estate. His strengths extend well beyond
the numbers and include building organizations, leading acquisitions,
developing strategic initiatives and developing people. We look forward to his
contributions to further enhancing our organization and its strategies as we
continue to grow our operations."

"I would also like to thank Diana Wilson, who acted as Interim Chief Financial
Officer," added Ewert. "Diana has been a key member of our accounting and
finance team for 14 years and will continue to benefit our organization as
Executive Vice President of Finance and Accounting."

Founded in 1973, Men's Wearhouse is one of North America's largest specialty
retailers of men's apparel with 1,144 stores. The Men's Wearhouse, Moores and
K&G stores carry a full selection of men's designer, brand name and private
label suits, sport coats, furnishings and accessories and Men's Wearhouse and
Tux stores carry a limited selection. Most K&G stores carry a full selection
of women's apparel. Tuxedo rentals are available in the Men's Wearhouse,
Moores and Men's Wearhouse and Tux stores. Additionally, Men's Wearhouse
operates a global corporate apparel and workwear group consisting of Twin Hill
in the United States and Dimensions, Alexandra and Yaffy in the UK.

For additional information on Men's Wearhouse, please visit the Company's
websites at,,,, and


Ken Dennard
Dennard ▪ Lascar Associates
(713) 529-6600

SOURCE Men's Wearhouse

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