In a statement issued on Thursday May 17, BJ’s Wholesale Club announced President and CEO Christopher J. Baldwin has assumed the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors effective immediately. The move came after Laura Sen, who held the role previously, announced her retirement from the Board.
“I’m pleased to be named Chairman of the Board and to continue leading our team through the next stage of our transformation,” Baldwin said. “Most importantly, I want to thank Laura for her countless contributions to BJ’s Wholesale Club over more than 25 years with the company. Her leadership, vision and commitment to BJ’s have created the foundation for our long-term success.”
The company also announced Nishad Chande had joined the Board of Directors. Chande is a Senior Managing Director at CVC Capital Partners, where he is a member of the Consumer/Retail team.