ATLANTA, June 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE:OXM) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Thomas C. Chubb III as chairman. Mr. Chubb succeeds J. Hicks Lanier, who announced earlier this year that he would be retiring from the board at the Company's annual shareholders meeting, which was held yesterday. Mr. Chubb will continue in his role as the Company's CEO and President.
Oxford Industries, Inc. is a global apparel company which designs, sources, markets and distributes products bearing the trademarks of its owned and licensed brands. Oxford's brands include Tommy Bahama®, Lilly Pulitzer®, Oxford Golf®, and Billy London®. The Company operates retail stores, internet websites and restaurants. The Company has granted licenses to select third parties to produce and sell certain product categories under its Tommy Bahama and Lilly Pulitzer brands. The Company also holds exclusive licenses to produce and sell certain product categories under the Kenneth Cole®, Geoffrey Beene®, and Dockers® labels. Oxford's wholesale customers include department stores, specialty stores, national chains, warehouse clubs, 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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