Christopher Kolbe has joined men's and swimwear firm Perry Ellis International Inc to manage and develop the company's new teen and young men's division. Mr Kolbe was most recently the divisional merchandise manager, men's apparel, accessories and footwear for Urban Outfitters. Prior to this he had various retail and wholesale apparel experience more recently as divisional merchandise manager at Polo Ralph Lauren and merchandiser, men's sport, swim and shorts at J Crew.