BJ’s Wholesale Club has appointed Christopher Peterson, executive vice president, chief financial officer of Newell Brands, to its board of directors. He will serve as chair of the board’s audit committee.
The company also announced that Tommy Yin left the board. Yin, an associate at Leonard Green, joined the BJ’s board in 2017.
Prior to joining Newell Brands in 2018, Peterson was chief operating officer, operations at Revlon, Inc., where he helped lead the brand’s global supply chain, finance and IT functions. Earlier in his career he was president, global brands at Ralph Lauren. Prior to that, Peterson spent 20 years at Procter & Gamble in various roles.
“We’re pleased to add Chris to our board and look forward to working with him moving forward,” said Christopher Baldwin, chairman and CEO, BJ’s Wholesale Club. “His extensive experience in the consumer goods industry and leading transformation programs will be extremely valuable as we continue to transform BJ’s Wholesale Club.”