Perry Ellis International, Inc (Nasdaq:PERY) today announced the appointment of Glenn Shapanka to the newly-created position of vice president of Logistics Systems.

His previous employment entails a five-year tenure with Oxford Shirt Group, Lyons, GA and two years with Spencer Industries as director of IT and Distribution. His vast knowledge of distribution, facility management, inventory control and overall management skills will enable the organization to integrate new systems and increase productivity.

George Feldenkries, chairman and CEO said: "We have been searching for quite some time for the proper candidate, and believe Glenn will provide invaluable information to this area of the business, as well as adapting to the broad channel of retailer distribution and infrastructure. His role is extremely important as the technological transitions in policies and procedures continue to challenge the manufacturers logistical responsibilities."

About Perry Ellis
Perry Ellis International is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq:PERY) which designs, imports, markets, and licenses men's, women's and children's products at all levels of distribution in the US and more than 26 countries worldwide. Its Perry Ellis division markets 42 different categories of product under the Perry Ellis, Perry Ellis Portfolio and Perry Ellis America Trademarks.