Perry Ellis has appointed Stanley Silverstein as president of international development and global licensing.
Silverstein joins Perry Ellis from PVH Corporation, the world’s third largest licensor according to License! Global’s Top 150 Global Licensors report, where he drove the international expansion of the clothing brand Warnaco during his 29-year tenure. Perry Ellis is also one of the world’s top licensors, ranked at No. 38.
"Stanley has a proven track record of success with global expansion, and he possesses exceptional skills in international business strategies and development and we are pleased to have him in our organization," says George Feldenkreis, chairman and chief executive officer, Perry Ellis. "His outstanding business relationships as well as his considerable management experience as a top executive in a major apparel corporation will be invaluable as we expand and strengthen our executive team and our brand portfolio worldwide."
In his new role, Silverstein will drive Perry Ellis’ footprint in international geographies across its brand portfolio. He will report directly to George Feldenkreis and the company’s president and chief operating officer, Oscar Feldenkreis.
"I am very excited to join with George and Oscar to leverage the powerful global equity of Perry Ellis' portfolio of brands. I believe we have significant opportunities to enhance shareholder value by expanding and optimizing Perry Ellis, Original Penguin, as well as other sport and lifestyle brands in both developed and emerging markets," says Silverstein.