BJ’s Wholesale Club recently appointed Paul Cichocki as its new Executive Vice President of Membership, Analytics, and Business Transformation. In this new role, Cichocki will be responsible for the company’s membership, marketing, and analytics organizations.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join the BJ’s team,” Cichocki said. “BJ’s has made significant progress over the last few years by making strategic investments and building new capabilities to build a foundation to accelerate growth. I look forward to partnering with the team to capitalize on the exciting opportunities ahead.”
According to a press release, Cichocki was a partner in the Boston office of Bain & Company prior to joining BJ’s. While at Bain, he advised clients on performance improvement and business transformation across a range of industries including retail, consumer products, financial services, and food and beverage. Prior to joining Bain in 1997, Cichocki was an Operating Manager for Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo. Cichocki holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Operations Management from the University of Massachusetts.
Effective immediately, Cichocki will step into his new EVP role and report directly to BJ’s President and CEO Lee Delaney.
“I am excited to welcome Paul to the BJ’s team,” said Delaney. “Paul’s extensive experience in leading performance improvement and business transformation makes him instrumental as we continue to transform BJ’s Wholesale Club. Integrating our membership, marketing, and analytics organizations under Paul’s leadership further supports accelerating our strategic initiatives in these areas.”
Deli Market News extends a warm congratulations to Paul on this new appointment!