Gildan Activewear Inc.
NYSE : GIL
TSX : GIL

Gildan Activewear Inc.

September 21, 2017 11:41 ET

Gildan Announces Participation at the CIBC 16th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 21, 2017) - Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL)(NYSE:GIL) announced today that Rhodri J. Harries, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, will participate in an interactive discussion on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 8:00 AM EDT at the CIBC 16th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference to be held in Montreal, Quebec.

A live audio webcast of the discussion will be available on Gildan's website at http://www.gildancorp.com/events, as well as a replay of the webcast, after the conclusion of the discussion, for the next 30 days.

About Gildan

Gildan is a leading manufacturer and marketer 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®, Comfort Colors®, American Apparel®, Alstyle®, Secret®, Silks®, Kushyfoot®, Secret Silky®, Peds®, MediPeds®, and Therapy Plus™ brands. Sock products are also distributed through the Company's exclusive U.S. sock license for the Under Armour® brand, and a wide array of products are also marketed through a global license for the Mossy Oak® brand. The Company's products are sold in two primary markets, namely the printwear and retail markets. The Company distributes its products in printwear markets in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. In retail markets, the Company sells its products to a broad spectrum of retailers primarily in the U.S. and Canada and 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, the Caribbean Basin, North America, and Bangladesh. These facilities are strategically located to efficiently service the quick replenishment needs of Gildan's customers. With over 48,000 employees worldwide Gildan operates with a strong commitment to industry-leading labour and environmental practices throughout its supply chain in accordance with its comprehensive corporate social responsibility program embedded in the Company's long-term business strategy. More information about the Company and its corporate citizenship practices and initiatives can be found at www.gildancorp.com and www.genuinegildan.com, respectively.

Contact Information

  • Investor inquiries:
    Sophie Argiriou
    Vice President, Investor Communications
    (514) 343-8815
    sargiriou@gildan.com

    Media inquiries:
    Garry Bell
    Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications
    (514) 744-8600
    gbell@gildan.com