Lee Delaney was named the new president of Westborough, Mass.-based BJ’s Wholesale Club, effective immediately. Promoted from EVP and chief commercial officer, Delaney will lead the club store’s retail, e-commerce and membership operation, in addition to the duties he held for merchandising, supply chain and marketing. He will continue to report to Christopher Baldwin, chairman and CEO.
“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.”
Delaney joined BJ’s in 2016 and said of his new role: “We have great opportunities ahead of us, and I’m thrilled to lead a strong team as we execute our strategic priorities. The new structure will enable us to create a seamless membership experience from acquisition to renewal while providing the outstanding value and service that members expect from BJ’s Wholesale Club. I look forward to building on our momentum as we continue our transformation.”