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Gildan appoints James Kehoe as executive vice president
Dec '14
Gildan Activewear Inc., a leading supplier of branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, innerwear, socks, hosiery, and shapewear, has appointed James Kehoe as the executive vice president, chief financial and administrative officer of the company, effective from January 1, 2015.

James comes to Gildan with extensive experience in a sophisticated global consumer products environment with leading global consumer brands, vertical manufacturing operations and best practices for commodities purchasing.

Prior to joining Gildan, James was the senior vice president, operating excellence, for Mondelez International, the former snacking and confectionary division of Kraft Foods. Previously, Mr. Kehoe was the senior vice president, corporate finance of Kraft Foods Group.

Glenn J. Chamandy, the president and CEO of Gildan said, “I would like to welcome James and I look forward to our collaboration as we pursue the next exciting stage in Gildan’s growth strategy.”

James succeeds Laurence G. Sellyn, who is retiring from this position which he has filled since 1999.

Gildan owns and operates vertically-integrated, large-scale manufacturing facilities which are primarily located in Central America and the Caribbean Basin to efficiently service the replenishment needs of its customers in the printwear and retail markets. Gildan has over 43,000 employees worldwide and is committed to industry-leading labour and environmental practices in all of its facilities. (GK)

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