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Gildan Activewear Inc. (VGA.F)

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Gildan Activewear Inc.

600 de Maisonneuve West
33rd Floor
Montreal, QC H3A 3J2
514 735 2023

Sector(s)Consumer Cyclical
IndustryApparel Manufacturing
Full-time employees46,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Glenn J. ChamandyFounder, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director3.02MN/A1961
Mr. Rhodri J. HarriesExec. VP and Chief Financial & Admin. Officer1.23MN/A1964
Mr. Chuck J. WardPres of Sales, Marketing & Distribution603.48kN/AN/A
Mr. Benito A. MasiPres of Manufacturing1.2M136.79k1956
Ms. Sophie ArgiriouVP of Investor CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Lindsay MatthewsVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1971
Ms. Geneviève GosselinDirector of Corp. Communications & MarketingN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Arun Douglas Bajaj BCL, L.L.B.Exec. VP and Chief HR Officer & Legal AffairsN/AN/A1971
Mr. Peter IliopoulosSr. VP of Public & Corp. AffairsN/AN/A1970
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in EUR.


Gildan Activewear Inc. manufactures and sells various apparel products in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It provides various activewear products, including T-shirts, fleece tops and bottoms, and sport shirts under the Gildan, Gildan Performance, Gildan Hammer, Comfort Colors, American Apparel, Anvil by Gildan, Alstyle, Prim + Preux, and GoldToe brands. The company also offers hosiery products comprising athletic; dress; and casual, liner, therapeutic, and workwear socks, as well as sheer panty hoses, tights, and leggings under the brands of Gildan, Under Armour, GoldToe, PowerSox, GT a GoldToe Brand, Silver Toe, Signature Gold by Goldtoe, Peds, MediPeds, Kushyfoot, Therapy Plus, All Pro, Secret, Silks, Secret Silky, and American Apparel. In addition, it provides men's and boys' underwear products, and ladies panties under the Gildan and Gildan Platinum brand names; and ladies' shapewear, intimates, and accessories under the Secret and Secret Silky brands. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, screen printers, or embellishers, as well as to retailers and consumer brand companies. The company was formerly known as Textiles Gildan Inc. and changed its name to Gildan Activewear Inc. in March 1995. Gildan Activewear Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

Corporate governance

Gildan Activewear Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 26 September 2021 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 4; Board: 6; Shareholder rights: 7; Compensation: 10.

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 10 indicates higher governance risk.