The Warnaco Group, Inc. announced the election of Donald L. Seeley to its Board of Directors, making him the seventh independent Director on a Board of eight.

Mr. Seeley is an adjunct lecturer and the director of the Applied Investment Management Program at the University of Arizona. Previously, Mr. Seeley was Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of True North Communications. Earlier, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Alexander Consulting Group. He currently sits on the Board of Beverly Enterprises, Inc. and is a member of the Board of Trustees of William Blair Mutual Funds.

“The election of Don adds to the depth of talent of Warnaco's Board of Directors. His financial acumen, creativity and commitment to education complement the expertise of our current board members. We are pleased to welcome Don and look forward to his support as we continue to grow Warnaco into a global leader in the apparel industry,” said Charles Perrin, Warnaco's Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.