President of apparel group Perry Ellis International's men's wear unit, Douglas Jakubowski, is quitting the company on 5 August to pursue other interests.

Paul Rosengard, who is taking on the role of group president of the company's premium brands as of 1 August, will direct all aspects of Perry Ellis Menswear until a replacement for Jakubowski is named.

Perry Ellis International Inc is a leading designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men's and women's apparel, accessories, and fragrances.