Perry Ellis International’s chairman and chief executive officer George Feldenkreis can add another accolade to his resume: Miami’s top ceo.

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The PEI exec was named the Oustanding CEO of the Year award by the Greater Miami Chamber Commerce on Friday.

“George was selected for this award because of his vision, leadership and accomplishments,” said Carlos Fernandez-Guzman, chairman of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

The award recognizes outstanding leadership and success in the Miami community.

Feldenkreis has lived in Miami for almost 50 years.