PEARL LEE JOINS HILFIGER: Pearl Lee has joined Tommy Hilfiger as vice president, communications for North America, a new post.

Most recently, Lee had been vice president of public relations at Ralph Lauren Corp., and before that held executive posts at Fendi Americas and BCBG Max Azria Group.

She reports to Abdel El Hamri, senior vice president, marketing and communications, The Americas, and global communications at Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp.