February 02, 2006 06:00 ET

REMINDER/Gildan Activewear Inc./Media Advisory: 2006 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 2, 2006) - Mr. Robert M. Baylis, Chairman of the Board of Gildan Activewear Inc. is pleased to invite you to the Annual Meeting of Shareholders which will be held Thursday, February 2nd, 2006 at 11:00 am at the Omni Mont-Royal Hotel. The Annual Meeting will be followed by a press conference.

WHAT: Annual Meeting Press Conference and lunch

WHEN: Thursday, February 2, 2006 Thursday, February 2, 2006
at 11:00 am starting at 12:00 pm

WHERE: Salon Saisons A Salon Printemps
2nd Floor 2nd Floor
Omni Mont-Royal Hotel Omni Mont-Royal Hotel
1050 Sherbrooke Street West 1050 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada

WHO: Robert M. Baylis Chairman of the Board
Glenn J. Chamandy, President and Chief Executive Officer
Laurence G. Sellyn, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial
and Administrative Officer

Gildan Activewear is a vertically-integrated marketer and manufacturer of premium quality branded basic apparel. The Company manufactures premium quality basic T-shirts, sport shirts and sweatshirts for sale in the wholesale imprinted sportswear market. The Company sells its products as blanks, which are ultimately decorated by screenprinters with designs and logos for sale to consumers. Gildan has announced plans to sell its products into the mass-market retail channel, in addition to the screenprint market. In conjunction with this strategy, Gildan is expanding its product-line to include underwear and athletic socks.

(Please note that cameras will not be allowed inside the room during the Event but a photo-up is scheduled 10 minutes before the beginning of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders.)

Contact Information

  • National
    Roch Landriault
    (514) 843-2345
    Catherine Orer
    (514) 240-2884
    RSVP :
    (514) 843-2315