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Men’s Wearhouse Fires George Zimmer

Executive chairman "terminated" from retailer, annual meeting postponed.

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Men’s Wearhouse Inc.’s board of directors fired George Zimmer, executive chairman.

The company did not give a reason for the surprise move, but said Zimmer was “terminated.”

“The board expects to discuss with Mr. Zimmer the extent, if any, and terms of his ongoing relationship with the company,” the firm said.

Men’s Wearhouse postponed its annual meeting, which was scheduled to be held today.

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