HanesBrands names new CFO
HanesBrands announced on Tuesday that interim chief financial officer Scott Lewis has been appointed chief financial officer, effective immediately.
The owner of the Champion
Joining HanesBrands 17 years ago, with an extensive background in accounting, tax, controllership, and external reporting, Lewis brings more than 25 years of financial leadership experience to the role. In addition to serving as interim CFO from March 2023 to present, Lewis has spent eight years as the company’s CAO.
In that time, Lewis also served as interim CFO from January 2020 through April 2021. Prior to joining HanesBrands, Lewis spent time with KPMG as a senior manager for audit and advisory.
“Scott has deep knowledge of our business and financial organization and the Board and I are pleased to appoint him to the CFO role on a permanent basis,” said Steve Bratspies, HanesBrands CEO.
“The consummate team player, Scott has done an excellent job filling in as our Interim CFO on two separate occasions. With the experience and skill sets he brings, Scott is ideally suited to help position the Company for future success. On a personal level, I appreciate his partnership and look forward to working with him more closely to execute on our strategic priorities and ‘Full Potential Plan’.”
In its most recent trading update in May, HanesBrands Inc. announced first-quarter sales dropped 12% to $1.39 billion, hindered by a decrease in Champion sales, which took a double-digit decline hit both in the U.S. and internationally.