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Men’s Wearhouse Names Jon Kimmins CFO

He will be based in the company’s Fremont, Calif., headquarters and report to Doug Ewert, president and ceo.

Jon W. Kimmins will join The Men’s Wearhouse Inc. as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer on April 4. He will be based in the company’s Fremont, Calif., headquarters report to Doug Ewert, president and ceo.

Kimmins succeeds Neill Davis, who left in July to join Francesca’s Holdings as chief executive officer,
Kimmins, 55, has over 30 years of experience in financial management, global retailing, business development, risk management and real estate. Most recently, he was executive vice president of finance and operations for LF USA Inc., a division of Li & Fung Ltd. Prior to that, he was treasurer and executive vice president of Toys ‘R’ Us Inc. He was also with Macy’s from 1980 to 1989.

“We are excited to have Jon join our team,” Ewert said. “His experience and accomplishments span not only finance and accounting, but also global retailing, risk management and real estate. His strengths extend well beyond the numbers and include building organizations, leading acquisitions, developing strategic initiatives and developing people. We look forward to his contributions to further enhancing our organization and its strategies as we continue to grow our operations.”

Diana Wilson, who had acted as interim cfo, will continue to serve as executive vice president of finance and accounting.