BJ’s Wholesale Club has growth in its crosshairs, and the retailer’s new Chief is notching the bow. The company recently announced Monica Schwartz will join the company as Senior Vice President, Chief Digital Officer, effective August 3, 2020.
“I am excited to join the BJ’s team and look forward to working alongside a talented group of people to continue to scale and enhance the company’s digital capabilities,” Schwartz said. “BJ’s has made significant progress in its digital transformation, and I look forward to partnering with the team to continue to build on this momentum and position the company for long-term success.”
According to the press release, Schwartz will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the company’s digital business and will report directly to BJ’s President and CEO, Lee Delaney.
“We remain committed to scaling our digital business and launching new offerings that deliver convenience and delight our members,” said Delaney. “We’re thrilled Monica is joining the team. Her extensive knowledge, experience, and diverse background will be instrumental as we continue to accelerate our digital priorities and transform BJ’s Wholesale Club.”
BJ’s has built a robust digital offering in recent years, including launching an improved website, mobile app, same-day grocery delivery, and more. New Chief and SVP Schwartz will continue to build on these capabilities and drive further enhancement to deliver value and convenience to members.
Most recently, Schwartz was Vice President, Online Merchandising at Home Depot, where she was responsible for leading the company’s online merchandising and category experience across desktop, mobile web, and the app. Prior to Home Depot, Schwartz held various leadership positions at Nine West Holdings, Stuart Weitzman, David Yurman, and eBay.
Schwartz holds a Master of Business Administration from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Miami University.
Congratulations to Monica Schwartz on an exciting career ahead!