Jack Calandra will join Tailored Brands Inc. as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective Jan. 3.
Calandra, who has an extensive background in the retail and consumer products industry, including 10 years with The Gap, will oversee corporate finance, accounting, treasury and investor relations for the Fremont, Calif.-based retailer. He will also serve on the company’s executive committee. Calandra will report to president and chief executive officer Doug Ewert.
“Throughout his career, Jack has demonstrated dynamic and strategic financial leadership at Fortune 500 retail and consumer brands and I am pleased to welcome him to Tailored Brands,” said Ewert. “He will be an exceptional addition to our team as we leverage our position as a leading authority on men’s wear to deliver an unparalleled customer experience in today’s omnichannel world.”
Calandra said he looked forward to “supporting our growth through disciplined financial management.”
Calandra was most recently senior vice president of corporate finance and investor relations for The Gap Inc., where he had worked for the past decade. During his time at Gap, he was cfo of the Banana Republic Global division and of Gap Direct, the e-commerce division. While at Gap Direct, Calandra played a key role in the acquisition of Athleta.
Prior to Gap, Calandra served 11 years at Unilever’s North America division where he held senior accounting and financial leadership roles and advised management on strategic acquisitions.
At Tailored Brands, he succeeds Jon Kimmins, who will be leaving to pursue other interests. Kimmins will remain with the company through the end of this year and assist with the transition through March.
“We want to thank Jon for his leadership over the past four years, particularly through the acquisition and subsequent realignment of Jos. A. Bank and the creation of our holding company structure and shared services operating platform,” said Ewert. “We appreciate Jon’s contributions to Tailored Brands and wish him well.”
Tailored Brands operates more than 1,700 locations under the names Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, Joseph Abboud, Moores Clothing for Men and K&G Fashion Superstores.