PHOTO: Ray White has appointed a high-performance Wallaby rugby union coach to its team to drive productivity across the network.

Chris Malone has joined Ray White Rural and Livestock as state manager – NSW to help deliver Ray White Rural’s ambitious growth plan for 2019.

Mr Malone is a former fly-half who spent 10 years playing in the English Premiership. He later led and coached high-performance teams and individuals at the NSW Waratahs, the Australian Wallabies and Sydney University Football Club for more than a decade.

Ray White Rural and Livestock CEO Stephen Nell said that there had never been a more critical time to invest into this business.

“This year is our 25th year of operation and with over 130 rural offices nationally and more than $1.6 billion in sales annually, we are ensuring our members have the best resources to run strong local businesses,” he said.