Mary Moger, who is also a current director and majority shareholder was unanimously voted to take the chair.
Her appointment follows the untimely death of David Moger earlier this year. She plans to support the learning and development of the firm.
Mary said: "I am delighted to pick up the baton from David and to lead the company to achieve the vision that he had always strived to reach."
Kevin Scott, MD said: "The team at Richard Edward Limited are delighted with this appointment. Mary is passionate, dedicated and brings a different dynamic to the senior management team."
Richard Edward manufactures games and playing cards.