Hanesbrands Inc., the parent of Champion, said that Chief Financial Officer Barry A. Hytinen has notified the company of his decision to leave Hanesbrands to accept another career opportunity outside of the apparel industry. Hytinen will continue to serve as Hanes chief financial officer until the end of the fiscal year, Dec. 28, 2019.

With the support of an outside search firm, Hanes will initiate a comprehensive search to fill the CFO role. The company will consider both internal and external candidates.

“Barry is a talented finance professional, and we appreciate his contributions over the past two years to strategy development and to strengthening our finance organization,” said Hanes Chief Executive Officer Gerald W. Evans Jr. “Barry is leaving us with an excellent global finance organization, and we remain committed to our Sell More, Spend Less and Generate Cash corporate strategic initiatives. We wish Barry well in his future endeavors.”

HanesBrands brands include Hanes, Champion, Bonds, Maidenform, DIM, Bali, Playtex, Bras N Things, Nur Die/Nur Der, Alternative, L’eggs, JMS/Just My Size, Lovable, Wonderbra, Berlei, and Gear for Sports.