March 01, 2015 3:37 PM ET

Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Company Overview of L.L.Bean Inc.

Company Overview

L.L.Bean Inc. manufactures and markets apparel and outdoor equipment. The company offers shirts, sweaters, pants, outerwear, sleepwear and robes, jeans, sweatshirts, shorts, long underwear and base layers, swimwear, and blazers for men; and outerwear, shirts, sweaters, sleepwear and robes, pants, fleece tops and sweatshirts, jeans, skirts and dresses, underwear and long underwear, blazers, shorts, and swimwear for women. It also provides clothes for girls, boys, infants, and toddlers; school backpacks and outdoor gears for kids; and shoes for men, women, girls, boys, infants, and toddlers. In addition, the company offers outdoor gear products, such as camping gears, hiking and backpacking, p...

15 Casco Street

Freeport, ME 04033-0001

United States

Founded in 1912





Key Executives for L.L.Bean Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chairman and Vice President of Card Services
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Retail
Senior Vice President of Direct Channel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

L.L.Bean Inc. Key Developments

L.L. Bean to Close Bangor Call Center in 2016

L.L. Bean announced that it will close its Bangor call center in late spring 2016. Affected employees were informed of the company's plan to close the call center earlier in the day, Carolyn Beem confirmed August 27, 2014, night. She said that factors in the company's decision to close the center included infrastructure and the Internet.

L.L. Bean Appoints Hugh Farrington and Matthew Moellering as New Board Members

L.L. Bean appointed Hugh Farrington, former chief financial officer of Hannaford Brothers Company, and Matthew Moellering, CFO and vice president of Express, Inc., in Columbus Ohio as new board members. Farrington held several positions with Hannaford over thirty years. He was the CFO for 10 years. Moellering has been with Express since 2007. Prior to that appointment, he was with Limited Brands and Proctor and Gamble.

L.L. Bean, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

L.L. Bean, Inc. announced the election of Shawn Gorman as its new Chairman. Mr. Gorman replaces Leon Gorman who has served as Chairman of the family controlled Board of Directors. In 2001, Leon assumed the Chairman's position following his retirement as President and CEO, a position he held for over 30 years. Leon Gorman has been named Chairman Emeritus and will remain a member of the Board. The announcement follows the company's Annual Shareholder and Board of Directors meeting held on May 17, 2013. Leon Gorman was President and CEO of L.L. Bean for over 33 years. He served the company for over 50 years in a combination of leadership roles including CEO and Chairman.

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