Marshalls marketing director fighting leukaemia

Group marketing director of Marshalls Chris Harrop says the prognosis to his illness is good.

Chris Harrop
Chris Harrop
In a statement, he said: "Unfortunately I will be out of action for a couple of months.  I was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia last week and have started chemotherapy.

"I am very lucky that my team at Marshalls are so strong and Gemma Jones will be back from Maternity leave in January and will become acting marketing director until my return.

"This form of leukaemia is fully curable and once it's under control and I am in remission I will be back to work as normal, it's just that the chemo is grim."



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