Tailored Brands Names Retail Veteran Andrew Iwaskow EVP, Human Resources
FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tailored Brands, Inc. (NYSE: TLRD) today announced that Andrew Iwaskow has joined the Company as executive vice president, human resources. He will report to President and Chief Operating Officer Bruce K. Thorn and will serve on the Company's executive management committee.
Iwaskow will oversee all aspects of human resources while strengthening the Company's ability to attract, develop and retain outstanding talent. He joins the Company most recently from Toys "R" Us, where he served as vice president, marketplace human resources. Iwaskow has more than 25 years of experience in leading human resources across corporate functions and field operations.
"We are pleased to bring Andrew on board to oversee talent acquisition, engagement and development across our organization," said Thorn. "Andrew is a strategic leader who has a proven track record of developing human resources strategies that enable companies to achieve and exceed their business goals, while developing a great working environment for employees."
"I am excited to join a leading omni-channel retailer that understands how important engaged employees are to delivering an outstanding customer experience and achieving long-term success," said Iwaskow. "I look forward to ensuring that we attract, develop and retain top talent to help us execute our strategy to innovate the best men's specialty store of the future."
Prior to Toys "R" Us, Mr. Iwaskow was with PetSmart, Inc., where he managed human resources strategies for more than 50,000 store employees in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, as well as corporate and distribution center employees. In addition, he has held human resources leadership roles at Staples and Party City. Mr. Iwaskow holds a Master of Science in Organizational Behavior, Systems and Analytics from New York University and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management from Nyack College.
Tailored Brands, Inc. is a leading authority on helping men dress for work, special occasions and everyday life. We serve our customers through an expansive omni-channel network that includes over 1,600 locations in the U.S. and Canada as well as our branded e-commerce websites. Our brands include Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, Joseph Abboud, Moores Clothing for Men and K&G. We also operate an international corporate apparel and workwear group consisting of Dimensions, Alexandra and Yaffy in the United Kingdom and Twin Hill in the United States.
For additional information on Tailored Brands, please visit the Company's websites at www.tailoredbrands.com, www.menswearhouse.com, www.josbank.com, www.josephabboud.com, www.mooresclothing.com, www.kgstores.com, www.mwcleaners.com, www.dimensions.co.uk, www.alexandra.co.uk. and www.twinhill.com.
This press release contains forward-looking information, including the Company's statements regarding its ability to attract, develop and retain top talent to help execute its strategy to innovate the best men's specialty store of the future. In addition, statements containing words such as "guidance," "may," "believe," "anticipate," "expect," "intend," "plan," "project," "projections," "business outlook," and "estimate" or similar expressions constitute forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and a variety of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated or expected results expressed in or suggested by these forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to: actions by governmental entities; domestic and international macro-economic conditions; inflation or deflation: the loss of, or changes in, key personnel; success, or lack thereof, in executing our internal strategies and operating plans including new store and new market expansion plans; cost reduction initiatives, store rationalization plans, profit improvement plans, revenue enhancement strategies; the impact of the termination of our tuxedo rental license agreement with Macy's; changes in demand for clothing or rental product; market trends in the retail business; customer confidence and spending patterns; changes in traffic trends in our stores; customer acceptance of our merchandise strategies; performance issues with key suppliers; disruptions in our supply chain; severe weather; foreign currency fluctuations; government export and import policies; advertising or marketing activities of competitors; and legal proceedings.
The forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date hereof. Except for the ongoing obligations of Tailored Brands, Inc. to disclose material information under the federal securities laws, Tailored Brands, Inc. undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statement, except as required by law. Other factors that may impact the forward-looking statements are described in our latest annual report on Form 10-K, as well as subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Julie MacMedan, VP, Investor Relations
Tailored Brands, Inc.
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Released August 21, 2017