Men's Wearhouse Announces New Chief Merchandising Officer for K&G
HOUSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Men's Wearhouse (NYSE: MW) announced that Mary Beth Blake has been named Chief Merchandising Officer for K&G Fashion Superstore, the Company's discount superstore concept.
Mary Beth Blake joins the Company from Macy's Midwest Division, where she was the Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager for Men's and Children's. She began her career in merchandising in 1989 with May Department Stores, Famous Barr Division, in St. Louis and successfully worked her way up through that organization, starting as an Assistant Buyer to being appointed Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager in September 2002.
Commenting on Ms. Blake's appointment, Doug Ewert, Men's Wearhouse President and Chief Operating Officer, said, "We are excited to have Mary Beth join our organization and we look forward to her contributions to enhance our K&G merchandising strategies. She has spent her career developing creative initiatives to drive sales, expand gross margins and build successful teams. She will be a tremendous addition to our team at K&G."
Founded in 1973, Men's Wearhouse is one of North America's largest specialty retailers of men's apparel with 1,278 stores. The Men's Wearhouse, Moores and K&G stores carry a full selection of designer, brand name and private label suits, sport coats, furnishings and accessories and the MW Tux (formerly After Hours) stores carry a limited selection. Tuxedo rentals are available in the Men's Wearhouse, Moores and MW Tux stores.
For additional information, please visit the company's website at http://www.tmw.com.
CONTACT: Neill Davis, Men's Wearhouse (281) 776-7000
Ken Dennard, DRG&E (713) 529-6600
SOURCE Men's Wearhouse
Released May 5, 2008