BJ’s Wholesale Club has appointed Robert Steele to its board of directors. Steele currently serves on an advisory board for CVC Capital Partners.
The investment firm and Leonard Green & Partners are BJ’s principal owners.
Before joining CVC, Steele served as vice chairman of global health and well being at Procter & Gamble Co. from 2007 until his retirement in 2011. Steele held numerous leadership positions in his 35 years with P&G including group president of global household care, group president of North America, vp/North America home care, and a variety of brand management/sales positions.
“I am thrilled to have an executive of Rob’s talent and experience joining our board,” said Chris Baldwin, BJ’s president and CEO. “I look forward to having the benefit of Rob’s expertise and guidance as we manage BJ’s going forward.”