BJ’s Wholesale Club has promoted current EVP and Chief Commercial Officer Lee Delaney to President of the company. With the promotion, Delaney takes the President title from Chairman and CEO Christopher Baldwin. Delaney will continue to report to Baldwin.
In the new role, Delaney will lead BJ’s physical retail, e-Commerce and membership operations in addition to his current responsibilities for merchandising, supply chain and marketing.
“Lee’s strategic vision and leadership have been instrumental in transforming BJ’s Wholesale Club,” Baldwin said in a statement. “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.”
Delaney joined BJ’s in May 2016 as EVP and Chief Growth Officer and was promoted to EVP and Chief Commercial Officer in February 2018. Before coming to the warehouse club, Delaney was a partner at the Boston office of Bain & Co., where he was a leader in the firm’s consumer products practice, and prior to that he worked for Electronic Data Systems and Deloitte Consulting.