Tefron, one of the world's leading producers of seamless intimate apparel, today announced the appointment of Yosef Shiran as chief executive officer. He will join the company on January 1, 2001. At the same time the company announced that Sigi Rabinowicz was appointed chairman and president.Commenting on the appointment of Mr Shiran, Mr Rabinowicz said: "Tefron has experienced exceptional growth in recent years with the strong management team that we have. As we continue to expand our operations globally we recognize the importance of adding highly qualified professionals with international experience to ensure that we have the necessary personnel to further our growth."Mr Shiran has over 14 years of management experience. Prior to joining Tefron, he spent six years as the general manager of Technoplast Industries, an injection moulding and extrusion company listed on the London and Tel-Aviv stock exchanges.