Men's Wearhouse
by Stephen Garner

Men's WearhouseTailored Brands, Inc., owner of such brands as Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, Joseph Abboud and more, has announced that Bruce Thorn has been promoted to president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.

Thorn joined Tailored Brands as executive vice president, chief operating officer, in June 2015.  He oversees the company’s supply chain, store operations, information technology, strategic planning, omni-channel initiatives, and human resources, among other areas.  Thorn will continue to serve on the company’s executive committee and report to Tailored Brand’s chief executive officer Doug Ewert.

“Bruce has been instrumental in driving Tailored Brands’ operational excellence initiatives through a period of tremendous change for our company,” said Ewert.  “Under his stewardship, we right-sized our store base, optimized our supply chain and cost structure and strengthened our omni-channel capabilities. We look forward to his ongoing leadership as we continue to innovate the men’s specialty store experience at Tailored Brands.”

Prior to joining Tailored Brands, Thorn was employed by PetSmart, Inc. in various positions, most recently as executive vice president, store operations, services and supply chain.  Prior to joining PetSmart, Inc., he served in various leadership roles with Gap, Inc., Cintas Corporation, LESCO, Inc. and The United States Army.