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Guess?, Inc. Appoints Nancy Shachtman as its President of North America

Monday, March 07, 2011

Guess?, Inc. Appoints Nancy Shachtman as its President of North America08:05 EST Monday, March 07, 2011LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Guess?, Inc. (NYSE: GES) today announced the appointment of Nancy Shachtman as its President of North America, reporting to Paul Marciano, the Company's Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman.  Ms. Shachtman will oversee the Company's North American retail operations for Guess and Guess by Marciano as well as Guess Wholesale, including Mexico.Paul Marciano commented on the appointment, "We are thrilled to have Nancy rejoining the Guess executive team.  Nancy's proven track record of strong leadership and management skills have been an integral part of the success of both our North America wholesale operations and the overall growth of our brand. Her 25 years of experience at Guess will be a compelling asset as we continue to expand our retail operations."Nancy Shachtman originally joined Guess in 1986 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility in sales and merchandising until becoming President of Guess, Inc. Wholesale division which she operated for 10 years reporting to Maurice Marciano. Guess?, Inc. designs, markets, distributes and licenses a lifestyle collection of contemporary apparel, denim, handbags, watches, footwear and other related consumer products.  As of October 30, 2010, the Company owned and operated 473 retail stores in the United States and Canada and operated 880 retail stores outside of the United States and Canada, of which 172 were directly owned.  The Company also distributes its products through better department and specialty stores around the world.  For more information about the Company, please visit www.guess.com.Contact:Guess?, Inc.Maili BergmanVP Investor Relations(213) 765-5578SOURCE Guess?, Inc.For further information: Maili Bergman, VP Investor Relations of Guess?, Inc., +1-213-765-5578