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BJ’s names new board member

BY DSN staff

BJ’s Wholesale Club’s board of directors has a new member.

The Westborough, Mass.-based company announced that Christopher H. Peterson, the executive VP and CFO of Newell, would be joining the retailer’s board and serving as the chair of the Audit Committee.

Peterson previously served as the chief operating officer, operations at Revlon, where he helped lead the brand’s global supply chain, finance and IT divisions. He also has held the president, global brands at Ralph Lauren and spent 20 years at Procter & Gamble.

In addition, the retailer announced that Tommy Yin, an associate at Leonard Green who joined the board in 2017, would be departing.

“We’re pleased to add Chris to our board and look forward to working with him moving forward,” Christopher J. Baldwin, chairman and chief executive officer of BJ’s Wholesale Club, said. “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.”

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