Joseph Gromek Appointed to Guess?, Inc. Board of Directors
LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2014
LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) today
announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joseph Gromek to its
Board, increasing the number of directors to seven and bringing the total
number of independent directors to five. Mr. Gromek will also serve on the
Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees of the Board.
Mr. Gromek was President and CEO of The Warnaco Group, Inc., a global apparel
company, from 2003 until his retirement in 2012. Prior to that time, he served
as President and CEO of Brooks Brothers, Inc. and held senior management
positions with a variety of other well-known retail and apparel companies
including Saks Fifth Avenue, Limited Brands, Inc. and Ann Taylor.
Maurice Marciano, Chairman of the Board, commented, "I have known Joe since he
was at Saks Fifth Avenue in the early 80's.He has had an amazing career in
the industry and he's bringing with him tremendous experience both in the
United States and worldwide. We are delighted that Joe will be joining our
Guess?, Inc. designs, markets, distributes and licenses a lifestyle collection
of contemporary apparel, denim, handbags, watches, footwear and other related
consumer products. Guess? products are distributed through branded Guess?
stores as well as better department and specialty stores around the world. As
of February 1, 2014, the Company directly operated 494 retail stores in the
United States and Canada and 346 retail stores in Europe, Asia and Latin
America. The Company's licensees and distributors operated an additional 868
retail stores outside of the United States and Canada. For more information
about the Company, please visit www.guess.com.
Contact: Guess?, Inc.
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