MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC–(Marketwired – Sept. 14, 2015) – Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL)(NYSE:GIL) announced that Glenn J. Chamandy, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate at the CIBC 14th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference, in Montréal, Quebec, on Thursday, September 17, 2015. Mr. Chamandy will participate in a question and answer session at the conference at 3:55 PM ET which will be simulcast online and will be available on the Company’s website at http://gildan.com/corporate/IR/webcastPresentations.cfm. A replay of the webcast will be available after the conclusion of the live webcast for the next seven days, at the location listed above.
Gildan is a leading supplier of quality branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, underwear, socks, hosiery, and shapewear. The Company sells its products under a diversified portfolio of company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe®, Anvil® and Comfort Colors® brands and brand extensions, as well as the Secret®, Silks® and Therapy Plus™ brands. The Company also has the U.S. sock license for Under Armour®, and licenses for the Mossy Oak® and New Balance® brands. The Company distributes its products in printwear markets in the U.S. and Canada, as well as in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. The Company also markets its products to a broad spectrum of retailers primarily in the U.S. and Canada. The Company also manufactures for select leading global athletic and lifestyle consumer brands.
Gildan owns and operates vertically-integrated, large-scale manufacturing facilities which are primarily located in Central America and the Caribbean Basin and are strategically positioned to efficiently service the quick replenishment needs of its customers in the printwear and retail markets. Gildan has over 42,000 employees worldwide and is committed to industry-leading labour and environmental practices at all of its facilities. More information about the Company and its corporate citizenship practices and initiatives can be found at its corporate websites www.gildan.com and www.genuinegildan.com, respectively.