HanesBrands Appoints Robert F. Moran to Board of Directors
HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel
under world-class brands, today announced Robert F. Moran, former
chairman and chief executive officer of PetSmart, Inc., has been
appointed to the company’s board of directors.
Moran, 62, whose term runs until the 2014 annual meeting of
stockholders, will serve on the board’s audit committee. With Moran’s
appointment, the Hanes board has 10 members.
Moran had a successful four-decade international career in the retail
industry, retiring last month from PetSmart, the country’s largest
specialty pet retailer. He led PetSmart as chief executive officer since
2009 and was chief operating officer from 2001 to 2009.
“We are delighted to have Bob join our board with his wealth of retail
leadership experience and a strong finance background,” Hanes Chairman
and Chief Executive Officer Richard A. Noll said. “Bob’s successful
international career and North American retail experience will be assets
to our company.”
Moran has held various leadership or finance roles with PetSmart; Toys
“R” Us, Inc.; Sears, Roebuck and Co.; and Galerias Preciados, the
second-largest department store chain in Spain. In addition to the
United States and Spain, he has led retail operations in Canada and
Mexico. He is director of GNC Holdings, Inc. and USA Track & Field
Foundation and is a former board director and audit committee member of
Collective Brands, Inc. He earned his bachelor of science degree in
finance and accounting from Villanova University in Radnor Township, Pa.
HanesBrands is a socially responsible leading marketer of everyday basic
apparel under some of the world’s strongest apparel brands, including Hanes,
Champion, Playtex, Bali, JMS/Just My Size, barely
there, Wonderbra and Gear for Sports. The company
sells T-shirts, bras, panties, men’s underwear, children’s underwear,
socks, hosiery, and activewear produced in the company’s low-cost global
supply chain. Ranked No. 512 on the Fortune 1000 list, Hanes has
approximately 51,500 employees in more than 25 countries and takes pride
in its strong reputation for ethical business practices. Hanes is a U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star 2013 and 2012 Sustained
Excellence Award winner and 2010 and 2011 Partner of the Year. The
company ranks No. 141 on Newsweek magazine’s list of Top 500 greenest
U.S. companies. More information about the company and its corporate
social responsibility initiatives, including environmental, social
compliance and community improvement achievements, may be found on the
Hanes corporate website at www.HanesBrands.com.
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