Oxford Names Anne Shoemaker Director of Internal Audit and Credit

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Oxford Industries, Inc.

    ATLANTA, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE:   OXM)
 announced today the promotion of Anne M. Shoemaker to Director of Internal
 Audit and Credit.  Ms. Shoemaker will maintain her responsibilities as
 Director of Credit and assume the additional responsibilities of Director of
 Internal Audit.
     "Anne has done an outstanding job of managing our credit and accounts
 receivable departments," commented Ben B. Blount, Executive Vice President and
 CFO.  "Her strong background in accounting and her extensive knowledge of our
 systems and practices should serve her well as she adds Internal Audit to her
 responsibilities."
     Ms. Shoemaker began her career at Oxford Industries in 1990 as a Corporate
 Accountant.  She advanced to the position of Accounts Payable Manager, then
 Accounts Payable and Receivables Manager and, most recently, Director of
 Credit.  Ms. Shoemaker graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia State University
 in 1989 with a BBA in Accounting.
     Oxford Industries, Inc. is a diversified international manufacturer and
 wholesale marketer of branded and private label apparel for men, women and
 children.  With manufacturing and sourcing operations in over 40 countries
 around the globe, Oxford provides retailers and consumers with a wide variety
 of apparel products and services to suit their individual needs.  Major
 licensed brands include Tommy Hilfiger(R), Nautica(R), DKNY(R) Kids, Geoffrey
 Beene(R), Slates(R), Oscar de la Renta(R), Izod Club(R) and Robert Stock(R).
 Oxford's private label customers are found in every major channel of
 distribution including national chains, specialty catalogs, mass
 merchandisers, department stores, specialty stores and Internet retailers.
 The company's stock has traded on the NYSE since 1964 under the symbol OXM.
 
     SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT
     OF 1995
     This document contains forward-looking statements of the Company's beliefs
 or expectations regarding anticipated future results of the Company.  These
 statements are based on numerous assumptions and are subject to risks and
 uncertainties.  Although the Company feels that the beliefs and expectations
 in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it does not and cannot give
 any assurance that the beliefs and expectations will prove to be correct.
 Many factors could significantly affect the Company's operations and cause the
 Company's actual results to be substantially different from the Company's
 expectations.  Those factors include, but are not limited to:  (i) general
 economic and apparel business conditions; (ii) continued retailer and consumer
 acceptance of the Company's products; (iii) global manufacturing costs; (iv)
 the financial condition of customers or suppliers; (v) changes in capital
 market conditions; (vi) governmental and business conditions in countries
 where the Company's products are manufactured; (vii) changes in trade
 regulations; (viii) the impact of acquisition activity; (ix) changes in the
 Company's plans, strategies, objectives, expectations or intentions, which may
 happen at any time in the discretion of the Company; and (x) other risks and
 uncertainties indicated from time to time in the Company's filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission.  The Company does not have an obligation
 to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of the
 receipt of new information, the occurrence of future events or otherwise.
 
 

SOURCE Oxford Industries, Inc.
    ATLANTA, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE:   OXM)
 announced today the promotion of Anne M. Shoemaker to Director of Internal
 Audit and Credit.  Ms. Shoemaker will maintain her responsibilities as
 Director of Credit and assume the additional responsibilities of Director of
 Internal Audit.
     "Anne has done an outstanding job of managing our credit and accounts
 receivable departments," commented Ben B. Blount, Executive Vice President and
 CFO.  "Her strong background in accounting and her extensive knowledge of our
 systems and practices should serve her well as she adds Internal Audit to her
 responsibilities."
     Ms. Shoemaker began her career at Oxford Industries in 1990 as a Corporate
 Accountant.  She advanced to the position of Accounts Payable Manager, then
 Accounts Payable and Receivables Manager and, most recently, Director of
 Credit.  Ms. Shoemaker graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia State University
 in 1989 with a BBA in Accounting.
     Oxford Industries, Inc. is a diversified international manufacturer and
 wholesale marketer of branded and private label apparel for men, women and
 children.  With manufacturing and sourcing operations in over 40 countries
 around the globe, Oxford provides retailers and consumers with a wide variety
 of apparel products and services to suit their individual needs.  Major
 licensed brands include Tommy Hilfiger(R), Nautica(R), DKNY(R) Kids, Geoffrey
 Beene(R), Slates(R), Oscar de la Renta(R), Izod Club(R) and Robert Stock(R).
 Oxford's private label customers are found in every major channel of
 distribution including national chains, specialty catalogs, mass
 merchandisers, department stores, specialty stores and Internet retailers.
 The company's stock has traded on the NYSE since 1964 under the symbol OXM.
 
     SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT
     OF 1995
     This document contains forward-looking statements of the Company's beliefs
 or expectations regarding anticipated future results of the Company.  These
 statements are based on numerous assumptions and are subject to risks and
 uncertainties.  Although the Company feels that the beliefs and expectations
 in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it does not and cannot give
 any assurance that the beliefs and expectations will prove to be correct.
 Many factors could significantly affect the Company's operations and cause the
 Company's actual results to be substantially different from the Company's
 expectations.  Those factors include, but are not limited to:  (i) general
 economic and apparel business conditions; (ii) continued retailer and consumer
 acceptance of the Company's products; (iii) global manufacturing costs; (iv)
 the financial condition of customers or suppliers; (v) changes in capital
 market conditions; (vi) governmental and business conditions in countries
 where the Company's products are manufactured; (vii) changes in trade
 regulations; (viii) the impact of acquisition activity; (ix) changes in the
 Company's plans, strategies, objectives, expectations or intentions, which may
 happen at any time in the discretion of the Company; and (x) other risks and
 uncertainties indicated from time to time in the Company's filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission.  The Company does not have an obligation
 to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of the
 receipt of new information, the occurrence of future events or otherwise.
 
 SOURCE  Oxford Industries, Inc.