U.S. Markets open in 8 hrs 15 mins

Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL.TO)

Toronto Stock Exchange - Toronto Stock Exchange Delayed Price. Currency in CAD
Add to watchlist
38.06-0.05 (-0.13%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

Gildan Activewear Inc.

600 de Maisonneuve Boulevard West
33rd Floor
Montreal, QC H3A 3J2

SectorConsumer Goods
IndustryTextile - Apparel Clothing
Full Time Employees48,000

Key Executives

Mr. Glenn J. ChamandyFounder, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director2.77MN/A56
Mr. Rhodri J. HarriesExec. VP and Chief Financial & Admin. Officer2.34MN/A53
Mr. Benito A. MasiExec. Vice-Pres of Manufacturing1.4M503.31k61
Mr. Michael R. HoffmanPres of Printwear1.64M443.46k54
Mr. Eric R. LehmanPres of Branded Apparel1.17M667.53k56
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in CAD.


Gildan Activewear Inc. manufactures and sells apparel products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. It operates in two segments, Printwear and Branded Apparel. The Printwear segment designs, manufactures, sources, and distributes undecorated activewear products, including T-shirts, fleece, and sport shirts under Gildan, Gildan Performance, Anvil, Comfort Colors, American Apparel, Alstyle, and New Balance brands. Its activewear products are used in various activities by individuals, such as work and school uniforms and athletic team wear, and other purposes to convey individual, group, and team identity. The Branded Apparel segment designs, manufactures, sources, markets, and distributes branded family apparel, which includes athletic, casual, and dress socks, as well as underwear, activewear, sheer hosiery, legwear, and shapewear products. This segment markets its products under various brands, including Gildan, Gildan Platinum, Smart Basics, Gold Toe, G, PowerSox, Silver Toe, All Pro, Secret, Silks, Therapy Plus, Kushyfoot, and Secret Silky brands, as well as under licensing agreements under the Under Armour and Mossy Oak brands. Gildan Activewear Inc. serves wholesale distributors, mass-market retailers, department stores, national and regional chains, sports specialty stores, and price clubs. The company was formerly known as Textiles Gildan Inc. and changed its name to Gildan Activewear Inc. in March 1995. Gildan Activewear Inc. was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

Corporate Governance

Gildan Activewear Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.