said CEO George Zimmer is being evaluated for an infection that has affected a graft in his aorta. Medical options are likely to include a surgical procedure.
"While my medical situation is significant, I am confident in my full recovery," Zimmer said in a postclose press release from the Houston-based apparel chain. "Men's Wearhouse has an outstanding veteran management team and I fully expect that the company will continue operating as usual during any absence necessitated by my medical condition."
Shares of Men's Wearhouse fell 13 cents to $32.51.