JOANN Rounds Out Leadership Team with New Supply Chain Role

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:23 pm EST

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Hudson, OH

PRESS RELEASE:

JOANN Rounds Out Leadership Team with New Supply Chain Role

[Hudson, OH] – As it continues to evolve and optimize its business, JOANN is glad to announce the promotion of Michael Joyce to the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Planning, Replenishment & Supply Chain Optimization. During his time as VP, Inventory Management at JOANN, Joyce’s deep understanding and expertise has led to significant improvements in product flow. He has proven leadership in building a strong cross-functional planning, analytics and replenishment teams, and will bring continued innovation to the operations planning process.

Joyce brings nearly 15 years of experience to the new role, including analytics and management positions at Johnson & Johnson, McKinsey & Company and Amazon. He joined JOANN in 2017 as Director, Inventory Management and has taken on increasing responsibilities in his time with the company. Joyce joins an Executive team including:

  • Varadheesh Chennakrishnan, Chief Information Officer
  • Chris DiTullio, Chief Customer Officer
  • Janet Duliga, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Sharyn Hejcl, Chief Innovation & Sourcing Officer
  • Matt Susz, Chief Financial Officer
  • Rob Will, Chief Merchandising Officer

All of the above officers report to President & Chief Executive Officer Wade Miquelon, who joined as CFO in 2016. Since joining the company, Wade has been a driver of strategic planning and heavily involved in key initiatives such as the development of JOANN’s concept store and fleet refresh. He was named Interim President & CEO after Jill Soltau’s departure in October 2018, and was formally appointed in February 2019.

ABOUT JOANN STORES

For more than 75 years, JOANN has inspired creativity in the hearts, hands, and minds of its customers. From a single storefront in Cleveland, Ohio, the nation’s leading fabric and craft retailer has grown to include more than 865 stores across 49 states and an industry-leading e-commerce business. With the goal of helping every customer find their creative Happy Place, JOANN serves as a convenient single stop for all of the supplies, guidance, and inspiration needed to achieve any project or passion. For store locations, project ideas, and a full product offering, visit joann.com.