TITLE

Grimes promoted to Wards EVP post

PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;08/21/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces the promotion of Tom Grimes to executive vice president and chief merchandising officer of home furnishings company Wards. Duties and responsibilities; Career achievements.
ACCESSION #
3549148

 

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