BJ’s Wholesale Club has named Lee Delaney president, effective immediately.
Delaney, currently evp/chief commercial officer, will lead BJ’s retail, e-commerce and membership operations in addition to his current responsibilities for merchandising, supply chain and marketing. He will continue to report to Christopher Baldwin, chairman and CEO of the warehouse club retailer.
Prior to joining BJ’s in 2016, Delaney was a partner in the Boston office of Bain & Company, and a leader in the firm’s consumer products practice. While at Bain, Delaney advised clients on corporate strategy, created new market entry plans, supported client acquisitions and advised on efficiency programs. Prior to joining Bain in 1996, Delaney worked for Electronic Data Systems and Deloitte Consulting advising clients on a variety of engagements.
“Lee’s strategic vision and leadership have been instrumental in transforming BJ’s Wholesale Club,” Baldwin said. “We are creating a focused commercial organization that will provide outstanding member service by delivering great products at unbeatable value. Under Lee’s leadership, the new organization will build on our progress as we continue our transformation, driving long-term, profitable growth. I look forward to continuing to partner with Lee to transform BJ’s Wholesale Club.”