Tailored Brands Appoints Chief Legal Officer

Tailored Brands, Inc. (the “Company”)announced the appointment of Yen D. Chu as its Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary (CLO), effective December 26, 2022. Ms. Chu joins Tailored Brands with more than 25 years of extensive brand and consumer-facing experience for both private and publicly traded companies. She is a highly regarded leader in the legal field, known for her work as a trusted advisor to Boards of Directors and executive teams on corporate governance, ESG, global regulatory compliance, government affairs and risk management.

“Yen joins us at a time when we are seeing strong customer response to the changes we have made in the business and have exceeded our plan for two consecutive years,” said Bob Hull, Co-CEO. “Her deep legal expertise and robust background in the retail industry, combined with a proven track record advising Boards, individual directors and executive teams, makes her the ideal leader for this role. We are thrilled to have her join our team and Executive Committee.”

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Most recently, Ms. Chu served as EVP and Chief Legal Officer of Equinox Group LLC. At Equinox, she was a member of the executive team and oversaw legal, ESG, government affairs and community relations. Prior to joining Equinox, she held various leadership roles at Ralph Lauren Corporation, including Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel. There, she led a global team of attorneys and compliance professionals in various parts of the business and was the primary advisor to the Board of Directors on public company governance and global regulatory compliance for more than ten years.

Prior to that, Ms. Chu spent almost a decade at the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where she executed complex corporate transactions for private equity firms, investment banks, public and private companies in a variety of sectors, and non-profit organizations.

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She is a champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion, and beyond her workplace responsibilities, she is passionate about giving back by donating her time and voice to organizations that focus on advancing and empowering women, people of color and other underrepresented groups. Most recently, she has been the recipient of the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award, the Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Women’s Leadership Award, and the Women Influence & Power in Law Thought Leadership Award.

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