ISELIN, N.J., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Maidenform Brands, Inc. (NYSE: MFB), a global branded marketer of intimate apparel, is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has elected Nomi Ghez to the Board. Ms. Ghez will also function as a member of the Audit Committee. Ms.Ghez is a Co-Founding Partner of Circle Financial Group, a private wealth management company, which was founded in 2003. From 1994 to 2003, Ms. Ghez was a Partner and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs & Co. Ms. Ghez also serves as a director of the Lipman Family Companies. "We are delighted to welcome Nomi to our board of directors," said Maurice S. Reznik, Chief Executive Officer. "Nomi has a diverse financial background, deep understanding of the consumer goods segment and a global perspective that will serve our company well." "I'm thrilled to join the Maidenform board," said Nomi Ghez. "Maidenform has demonstrated leadership in the intimate apparel segment and I look forward to participating in its future success." About Maidenform Brands, Inc. Maidenform Brands, Inc. is a global intimate apparel company with a portfolio of established and well-known Maidenform Brands, Inc. is a global intimate apparel company with a portfolio of established, well-known brands, top-selling products and an iconic heritage. Maidenform designs, sources and markets an extensive range of intimate apparel products, including bras, panties and shapewear. During its 89-year history, Maidenform has built strong equity for its brands and established a platform for growth through a combination of innovative, first-to-market designs and creative advertising campaigns focused on increasing brand awareness with generations of women. Maidenform sells its products under some of the most recognized brands in the intimate apparel industry, including Maidenform®, Control It!®, Fat Free Dressing®, Flexees®, Lilyette®, Luleh®, Maidenform's Charmed®, Bodymates®, Inspirations®, Self Expressions® and Sweet Nothings®. Maidenform products are currently distributed in approximately 64 countries and territories outside the United States. Forward Looking Statement: This press release contains forward-looking statements relating to future events and the Company's future performance within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including, without limitation, statements regarding our expectations, beliefs, intentions or future strategies that are signified by the words "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "plans," "potential," "predicts," "projects" or similar words or phrases, although not all forward-looking statements contain such identifying words. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are based on information available to the Company on the date hereof. It is routine for the Company's internal projections and expectations to change as the year or each quarter in the year progress, and therefore it should be clearly understood that the internal projections and beliefs upon which the Company bases its expectations may change prior to the end of each quarter or the year. Although these expectations may change, we assume no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Actual events or results may differ materially from those contained in the projections or forward-looking statements.