Perry Ellis International Inc (Nasdaq:PERY), a leader in men's designer fashions, has hired Scott J Saunders as senior vice president and a member of the company's office of the chairman, effective immediately. Said George Feldenkreis, chairman and chief executive officer: "Scott is a highly-regarded executive in the area of business development and financing, where he has worked in a broad cross-section of industries. He brings a unique perspective and keen business insight to Perry Ellis, as we continue to grow organically and through acquisition.''