SEMINOLE, Fla., May 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Superior Uniform Group, Inc., (Nasdaq:SGC), designer and manufacturer of uniforms, image apparel and accessories, today announced that Gerald M. Benstock has transitioned to the role of Chairman Emeritus, effective May 2, 2013. "Jerry is an exceptional individual who has spent more than 62 dedicated and productive years with Superior. During his tenures as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Jerry led the Company to significant financial growth and consistent returns for shareholders. As he transitions to the role of Chairman Emeritus, his vast experience and knowledge of our industry will continue to provide considerable value to the Company and be a useful resource for the Board. We are honored and grateful that Jerry has accepted the title of Chairman Emeritus and look forward to receiving his advice and collaborating on future projects," said Sidney Kirschner, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. ABOUT SUPERIOR UNIFORM GROUP, INC. Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGC), established in 1920, is one of America's foremost providers of fine uniforms and image apparel. Headquartered in Seminole, Fla., Superior Uniform Group manages award-winning uniform apparel programs for major corporations nationwide. Leaders in innovative uniform program design, global manufacturing and state-of-the-art distribution, Superior Uniform Group helps companies achieve a professional appearance and communicate their brands—particularly those in the healthcare, hospitality, food service, retail and private security industries. The company's commitment to service, technology, quality and value-added benefits, as well as its financial strength and resources, support customers' diverse needs while embracing a "Customer 1st, Every Time!" philosophy and culture. Superior Uniform Group is the parent company to The Office Gurus® and everyBODY media®. For more information, call (800) 727-8643 or visit www.superioruniformgroup.com.
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