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  • Thursday, June 30, 2016 4:05 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday innerwear and activewear apparel under world-class brands in the Americas, Europe and Asia, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Champion Europe, which owned the trademark for the Champion brand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “We now have a powerful global platform to drive Champion brand growth on every continent using our Innovate-to-Elevate strategy...READ MORE
  • Monday, June 13, 2016 8:00 am EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE:HBI), a leading global basic apparel marketer, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a leadership succession plan, with Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard A. Noll narrowing his role to executive chairman and Chief Operating Officer Gerald W. Evans Jr. assuming the role of chief executive officer, both effective Oct. 1, 2016. Evans, 57, has been appointed to the company’s Board of...READ MORE
  • Thursday, May 5, 2016 8:00 am EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday basic innerwear and activewear apparel under world-class brands in the Americas, Europe and Pacific-Asia, has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016, the second workplace honor for the company in the past year. Of the 500 large employers making the magazine’s annual list this year, Hanes ranks as the No. 167 most recommended by its employees....READ MORE
  • Thursday, April 28, 2016 6:00 am EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading worldwide marketer of underwear, intimate apparel and activewear, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pacific Brands Limited, the leading underwear and intimate apparel company in Australia. The acquisition would be Hanes’ sixth in the past three years and would add Australia and New Zealand to the list of countries where the company holds the No. 1 or No. 2 market...READ MORE
  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016 6:52 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading worldwide marketer of underwear, intimate apparel and activewear, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pacific Brands Limited, the leading underwear and intimate apparel company in Australia. The acquisition would be Hanes’ sixth in the past three years and would add Australia and New Zealand to the list of countries where the company holds the No. 1 or No. 2...READ MORE
  • Thursday, April 7, 2016 6:00 am EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday innerwear and activewear apparel under world-class brands in the Americas, Europe and Asia, today announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Champion Europe, which owns the trademark for the Champion brand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Hanes has agreed to acquire the privately held Champion Europe, based in Italy, in an all-cash...READ MORE
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2015 8:30 am EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Knights Apparel, a leading seller of licensed collegiate logo apparel in the mass retail channel.Knights Apparel sells T-shirts, sweatshirts and other sports apparel with college logos and graphics primarily to mass merchant retailers. Knights sells apparel representing 400 of the largest U.S. colleges and universities, while Hanes’...READ MORE
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:05 pm EST
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel with world-class brands and a global low-cost supply chain, today announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Knights Apparel, a leading seller of licensed collegiate logo apparel in the mass retail channel.Knights Apparel sells T-shirts, sweatshirts and other sports apparel with college logos and graphics primarily to mass merchant retailers. Knights sells apparel representing 400 of the...READ MORE
  • Friday, January 23, 2015 12:33 pm EST
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands, a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel, including sheer hosiery and legwear under Hanes, L’eggs, Just My Size and other brands, today announced that it will add 120 jobs to expand the scope of production at its Clarksville, Ark., sheer hosiery plant to take the place of offshore outsourcing.The Clarksville plant, 1904 W. Clark Road, is one of the largest hosiery knitting facilities in the world and has a workforce of approximately 450 today. In cooperation with the...READ MORE
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 8:00 am EST
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global maker and marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that Franck J. Moison, chief operating officer of emerging markets and business development for Colgate-Palmolive Company, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.With the appointment of Moison, whose term runs until the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders, the Hanes board has 11 members.Moison, 61, is one of the most accomplished marketing and...READ MORE
  • Monday, October 20, 2014 2:40 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global maker and marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that David V. Singer, former chief executive officer of snack food leader Snyder’s-Lance, Inc., has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Singer, 59, whose term runs until the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders, will serve on the board’s audit committee. With Singer’s appointment, the...READ MORE
  • Wednesday, June 25, 2014 6:30 am EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it intends to acquire DBApparel of France from Sun Capital Partners, Inc., provided consultation with European and French works councils representing DBA employees is completed and customary closing conditions are met. DBA is a leading marketer of intimate apparel, hosiery and underwear in Europe, new geography for Hanes...READ MORE
  • Monday, October 7, 2013 8:59 am EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Maidenform Brands, Inc., for approximately $583 million. Maidenform is a leading seller of bras, shapewear and panties under brands such as Maidenform, Flexees, Lilyette, Self Expressions and Sweet Nothings, as well as Donna Karan and DKNY intimate apparel under license....READ MORE
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2013 6:00 am EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Maidenform Brands, Inc. (NYSE:MFB), for $23.50 per share, a 30 percent premium to Maidenform’s average closing price over the past 30 days. The all-cash transaction is expected to be accretive to earnings per share in the first 12 months after closing and is projected...READ MORE
  • Thursday, July 18, 2013 2:50 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced the appointment of Elizabeth L. Burger to the position of chief human resources officer, effective July 22, 2013. Burger, 42, joins HanesBrands from Monsanto Company, where she was vice president of human resources for global business operations. She has nearly 20 years of human resources experience, including acquisition...READ MORE
  • Monday, July 15, 2013 1:00 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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....READ MORE
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2013 4:05 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday branded basic apparel, today announced that it has promoted Gerald W. Evans Jr. to chief operating officer effective Aug. 1, 2013. Evans, 54, who has served as the company’s co-chief operating officer since 2011, will have responsibility for the day-to-day running of the company with direct oversight of all global commercial and supply chain operations. Evans, whose leadership...READ MORE
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