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 FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Trade Brands Inc. (NYSE: PTB) announced today that the board of directors has elected Bobby Abraham as chairman of the board. Abraham has been president and chief executive officer since the initial public offering of company stock in February 1993. Prior to the offering, Abraham was in charge of the company's operations as a division of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY).
 Susan Barley was elected vice president and general counsel, and Stan Bulger was elected vice president Human Resources. Barley was a partner at the law firm Perkins Coie where she spent 10 years practicing in the area of corporate finance. Bulger was previously director of Human Resources of Weyerhaeuser, with over 20 years of human resource experience.
 Paragon Trade Brands is the leading manufacturer of private label infant disposable diapers in the United States and Canada. Paragon manufactures a line of premium and economy diapers which are distributed throughout the United States and Canada, primarily through grocery and food stores, mass merchandisers, warehouse clubs, toy stores and drug stores that market the products under their own store brand names.
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 /CONTACT: Cliff Bickell, vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, of Paragon Trade Brands, 206-924-4568/

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