Ashley Buchanan

CEO at Michaels

Mr. Buchanan became Chief Executive Officer on April 1, 2020. He initially joined the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer Designate and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective January 6, 2020. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Buchanan served in various roles of increased leadership and responsibility across Walmart Inc. (previously Walmart Stores, Inc.), most recently as Chief Merchant for Walmart U.S. eCommerce. He also served as the Chief Merchant at Sam’s Club where he led a merchandising team and oversaw activities including assortment, private brand strategy, pricing, global sourcing, packaging, replenishment and supply chain. Mr. Buchanan has also served in a broad set of senior merchandising roles at Walmart Inc. Prior to his tenure at Walmart, Mr. Buchanan held a variety of positions in finance at Dell and spent five years at Accenture focused on the retail industry.



  • CEO

    Current role

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