JML has appointed Ken Daly as its chief executive. Daly has been group managing director of the TV shopping and consumer product brand since 2007.

In his new role, Daly is responsible for JML’s worldwide operations, which includes the US, Benelux, Central Europe and the Far East.

He said: “I’m delighted to take JML to the next level of its development. The key to our success is innovation which has accelerated our growth in the UK and globally – we have exciting product developments in 2012, a new partnership with ITV1 and continued growth in Europe and the Far East.”

Daly joined JML in 1994 in a sales role before taking positions as sales director then sales and marketing director.

JML chairman John Mills said: “Ken’s 17 years of service to JML has been marked by a string of resounding successes. His appointment comes at a significant time in JML’s growth.”