Chief Merchant, Canadian Tire
A career retailer, Micheline leads the $1B+ cornerstone Seasonal and Gardening portfolio at Canadian Tire. Micheline oversees the merchandising function of the Patio Furniture, BBQ, Christmas, Lawn and Garden and Outdoor Tools businesses, where she has P&L accountability and a mandate to deliver innovation that helps Canadians with the jobs and joys of Life in Canada. Prior to her current role, Micheline led Canadian Tire’s Store Design and Merchandising team, where she spent 7 years transforming the store environment, from department resets to new store builds.
Micheline is a passionate believer in developing individuals and teams. She designed and oversaw a peer-based mentoring program that connected more than 500 team members over the course of 7 years. In 2014, Micheline co-founded the Canadian Tire Women’s Leadership Network, a group that seeks to inspire, motivate and challenge women to be their best selves. The Network has 1,000 members and grows by the day. In her spare time, Micheline cooks, gardens, watches too much Netflix and tries to keep up with her sons as they enter their teen years.