Danks has announced the appointment of Peter Richards and Evan Packer to two new positions – national retail operations managers.

According to the company the positions will be “dedicated to the ongoing strengthening of Danks”.

In his new role as national retail operations manager – independents, Richards will use his 10 years knowledge in both Danks and the wider industry to further enhance the support to Home Timber and Hardware, Thrifty-Link Hardware and Plants Plus members.

Packer has been appointed as national retail operations manager – corporate stores and will be responsible for looking after Danks’ corporate stores. He is a long-standing Woolworths employee with a background in managing corporate stores.