George Zimmer Fired From Men’s Wearhouse

NEW YORK – Fremont-based Men’s Wearhouse Inc. says it has dismissed its founder and executive chairman George Zimmer.

In a terse release issued Wednesday, the company didn’t give a reason for the abrupt firing of Zimmer, who founded the chain in 1973. It said that the board expects to discuss with Zimmer the extent, if any, and terms of “his ongoing relationship” with the company.

Zimmer was seen as the face of the company, appearing in many of its TV commercials with the slogan, “You’re going to like the way you look. I guarantee it.”

The company runs its namesake chain of men’s clothing stores, as well as the Moores and K&G retail chains. It also sells uniform and work wear in the U.S. and U.K.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

2 thoughts on “George Zimmer Fired From Men’s Wearhouse

  1. Aww I wonder why! George Zimmer was a great Chairman. He would always go to all the holiday parties and he made sure people we’re treated fairly and paid well. Bummed to hear this!

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