George Zimmer is currently on sabbatical. He is the Founder of The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. He opened the first Men's Wearhouse in 1973 in Houston. The company now operates over 650 stores with $1.3 billion in sales. Under Zimmer's leadership, the company has become the largest retailer of men's tailored suit and dress casual clothing in the U.S. and Canada and has been included in Fortune's "The 100 Best Companies to Work For" list since 1999.