ATLANTA, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE: OXM) announced today that shareholders have elected a new member, Thomas C. Gallagher, to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Gallagher is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Genuine Parts Company. Mr. Gallagher previously served on the Company's Board from 1991 to 2007.
"We are delighted and honored to welcome Tom Gallagher back to our Board of Directors," commented J. Hicks Lanier, Chairman of Oxford Industries. "Tom is very familiar with our company and was a member of our Board as we began to acquire lifestyle brands and transition away from our private label manufacturing roots. In addition to his knowledge of Oxford, the extensive executive responsibilities at Genuine Parts Company and service on the boards of other companies will make him an exceptional addition to our Board."
Oxford Industries, Inc. is a global apparel company which designs, sources, markets and distributes products bearing the trademarks of its owned and licensed brands through direct to consumer and wholesale channels of distribution. Oxford's brands include Tommy Bahama®, Lilly Pulitzer®, Ben Sherman®, Oxford Golf®, Arnold Brant® and Billy London®. The Company operates retail stores, internet websites and restaurants. The Company also has license arrangements with select third parties to produce and sell certain product categories under its Tommy Bahama, Lilly Pulitzer and Ben Sherman brands. The Company holds exclusive licenses to produce and sell certain product categories under the Kenneth Cole®, Geoffrey Beene®, Dockers® and Ike Behar® labels. Oxford's wholesale customers include department stores, specialty stores, national chains, specialty catalogs and Internet retailers. Oxford's stock has traded on the New York Stock Exchange since 1964 under the symbol OXM. For more information, please visit Oxford's website at www.oxfordinc.com.
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