WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BJ) today announced that Christopher H. Peterson, executive vice president, Chief Financial Officer, Newell Brands, has been named to the Company’s Board of Directors. He will serve as chair of the board’s Audit Committee.
BJ’s also announced that Tommy Yin left the board. Yin, an associate at Leonard Green, joined BJ’s board in 2017.
“We’re pleased to add Chris to our board and look forward to working with him moving forward,” said Christopher J. Baldwin, chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 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.”
“I also want to thank Tommy for his contributions to our company.”
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 of increasing responsibility. He holds a B.S. from Cornell University in operations research and industrial engineering.
About BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc.
Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. is the leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States. The company currently operates 216 clubs and 137 BJ's Gas® locations in 16 states.
The Company’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BJ).