Intimate apparel maker Delta Galil Industries Ltd has appointed Aviram Lahav as its next chief executive officer, starting on 1 November 2006.

Mr Lahav joined the company in 1997 as chief financial officer and currently serves as CEO of Delta's US Upper Market division.

Dov Lautman will continue to serve in the joint role of chairman of the board and CEO through 31 October 2006, and after then will revert to the position of active chairman of the board.