Men's Wearhouse Announces Management Promotion
HOUSTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Men's Wearhouse (NYSE: MW) announced that Mary Beth Blake has been promoted to President of K&G Fashion Superstore, the Company's discount superstore concept. She has been K&G's Chief Merchandising Officer since May 2008.
Commenting on Ms. Blake's promotion, Doug Ewert, Men's Wearhouse President and Chief Operating Officer, said, "As expected, Mary Beth has made significant contributions to enhance our K&G merchandising strategies. We are very pleased with her impact on the business to date and believe her leadership will deliver long term value to the business."
Mary Beth Blake joined Men's Wearhouse 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.
Founded in 1973, Men's Wearhouse is one of North America's largest specialty retailers of men's apparel with 1,298 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 November 24, 2008