NATICK, Mass. -- Herb Zarkin has been elected president and chief executive officer of BJ's Wholesale Club, the company said yesterday. He had served as interim CEO since November 2006 and will continue as chairman of the company‘s board of directors. Zarkin has served as a director since November 1996 and as chairman since 1997. From 1993 to 1997, he was president, CEO and a director at Waban Inc., which operated BJ‘s Wholesale Club as well as HomeBase, another warehouse merchandising business. Tom Shields, BJ‘s presiding director, said, “The board‘s decision is a vote of confidence in Herb‘s ability to lead the company. He has done an outstanding job as CEO in recent months, and we are confident that his continued leadership will benefit all BJ‘s stakeholders.”
BJ's Wholesale Elects Zarkin President and CEO
NATICK, Mass. -- Herb Zarkin has been elected president and chief executive officer of BJ's Wholesale Club, the company said yesterday.