Crafts retailer Joann Stores has named Wade Miquelon president and CEO, as well as a member of the company’s board of directors.
The company appointed Miquelon interim president and CEO in October 2018, a role he took on in an addition to his role as evp and CFO. Before joining Joann Stores, Miquelon was evp, CFO and president of international at Walgreens.
In addition, Matt Susz, who was Joann COO, will take over CFO duties.
“In his nearly three years with Joann, we have seen Wade drive incredible positive change and business results,” said John Yoon, principal, Leonard Green & Partners. “We determined that Wade was the best fit to lead Joann, as he embraced the CEO role and earned the trust of the organization. Wade’s strategic vision, differentiated thinking, and open communication style are benefitting the culture and results at Joann and make him an excellent leader for the company.”