Kirkham denies Hawes move

November 1998
Cabinet Maker;11/06/98, Issue 5113, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on DFS Group Ltd. chairman Graham Kirkham's denial of persistent trade speculation that former Landmark merchandise director Christine Hawes is to join the chain.


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