Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer
Robert Will was appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer in October 2019. He is responsible for leading the product merchandising strategy, execution, and profitability across both the brick and mortar and e-commerce channels. Will has served as the executive sponsor of our e-commerce business since April 2019, and business development efforts including our investments in Creativebug and Glowforge. He joined the Company in September 2016 and spent his first three years as Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager of the craft category. Prior to joining JOANN, Will spent six years at The Sports Authority with roles including Vice President, Divisional Merchandise Manager of Team and Winter Sports and Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager of their hardgoods business. Before that, he held a variety of merchandising and planning roles of increasing responsibility in apparel, footwear, and hardgoods at Macy’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods.