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09/14/2021

Kohl’s vet takes top tech post at Men’s Wearhouse parent company

Marianne Wilson
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A 16-year Kohl’s veteran has joined the leadership team at Tailored Brands.

The parent company of Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank and other menswear banners, which exited bankruptcy last December, has appointed Scott Vifquain as executive VP and chief technology officer. He will serve on the company’s executive committee and have responsibility for accelerating Tailored Brands’ technology strategy.

Vifquain joins the menswear retailer from Kohl’s Corp., where he has served as senior VP, technology since 2016. He played a pivotal role in Kohl’s strategic transformation to accelerate it digital culture and increase its return on technology, according to Tailored Brands, and also led the company’s e-commerce innovation through machine learning and a successful ERP implementation. Vifquain joined Kohl’s in 2005. 

“Scott joins us with more than 25 years of technology experience across internal business and consulting roles, which has given him a unique perspective of the landscape,” said Bob Hull, interim co-CEO of Tailored Brands. “We are confident that he will be instrumental in advancing our technology capabilities and driving our business performance.”

Hull and Peter Sachse, board members of Tailored Brands, have been serving as interim co-CEOs of the company since March 2021 following the departure of Dinesh Lathi.

[Read More: Parent company of Men’s Wearhouse starts hunt for a new CEO]

Tailored Brands operates stores under the Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, Moores Clothing and K&G Fashion Superstore banners.