Dollar General names new supply chain leader

Dollar General has hired the former head of supply chain at Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts to lead its team amid supply chain challenges.
Zachary Russell
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Discount retailer Dollar General has announced the company’s new head of supply chain. Michael Joyce has joined Dollar General as the new senior vice president of supply chain strategy, inventory and demand management.

Joyce will report to Tony Zuazo, Dollar General’s executive vice president of global supply chain, while leading the company’s supply chain functions including inventory management, product fulfillment, supply chain strategy and demand chain management during a hectic time for retailers. 

The chain has seen success so far in 2021. Emily Taylor, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief merchandising officer was recently named one of the Top Women in Store Brands by Store Brands and Women Impacting Storebrand Excellence (WISE). Dollar General also expanded produce and own brand offerings at the new DG Market + p0pshelf concept stores.

“We look forward to Michael’s expertise and leadership to support Dollar General’s supply chain teams,” said Zuazo. “We are confident Michael will help drive our customers’ in-store experiences by working to ensure the items they trust us to provide are available at our nearly 18,000 stores.”

Joyce previously served as senior vice president of planning, replenishment and supply chain optimization at JO-ANN Stores, holding various roles of increasing responsibility during his four years with the company.  Prior to JO-ANN, he led advanced analytics consulting initiatives at KPMG and McKinsey & Company, as well as various roles in supply chain, IT and analytics at Amazon, Xilinx Inc. and Johnson & Johnson.