Gerald Evans will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the business

Gerald Evans will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the business

T-shirt and underwear manufacturer Hanesbrands has promoted Gerald Evans to the position of chief operating officer.

Evans, currently co-chief operating officer, will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the business with direct oversight of all global commercial and supply chain operations.

He will take up his position on 1 August. Evans has held leadership positions in marketing, sales, and general management since joining Hanesbrands in 1983.

Each of the company's commercial business segments and its global supply chain will report to Evans, including co-chief operating officer William Nictakis, who has become chief commercial officer of international businesses and global retailers.