American Apparel Names New Chief Information Officer

American-Apparel-CamdenAmerican Apparel has named Brian McHale its new Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer.

McHale comes to American Apparel with more than 25 years of experience in developing IT governance, business intelligence and Big Data solutions for companies such as DirecTV and Verizon.

In his new position, McHale will oversee information technology and computer systems at American Apparel. In addition to providing critical support to the company’s onsite hardware and software applications, McHale also will collaborate with Thoryn Stephens, American Apparel’s Chief Digital Officer, to develop and expand the retailer’s digital capabilities.


“As we continue to implement our multi-year turnaround, Brian will be an important asset to the company,” said Paula Schneider, CEO of American Apparel. “Brian brings deep experience in his area of expertise, which will undoubtedly have a significant and positive impact on American Apparel.”

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