American Apparel Announces Hiring of Tom Casey as Acting President
"American Apparel presents a very special opportunity" said Casey. "I admire American Apparel's commitment to creative thinking and fair treatment of its textile and apparel workers. I am intrigued by the international appeal of the brand and the Company's vertically integrated and Made-in-USA business model. I see American Apparel in the early stages of its development and I believe that my experience can help shape the company's future."
About American Apparel
American Apparel is a vertically integrated manufacturer distributor, and retailer of branded fashion basic apparel based in downtown Los Angeles, California. As of September 30, 2010, American Apparel employed approximately 10,000 people and operated over 280 retail stores in 20 countries, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, United Kingdom, Ireland, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, Australia, Japan, South Korea and China. American Apparel also operates a leading wholesale business that supplies high quality T-shirts and other casual wear to distributors and screen printers. In addition to its retail stores and wholesale operations, American Apparel operates an online retail e-commerce website at http://www.americanapparel.com.