Tuesday, September 04, 2007

BJ's Veteran named to new post

BJ's Veteran named to new post Boston Business Journal - August 30, 2007

BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. announced Thursday that Edward F. Gillooly was promoted to the newly created position of executive vice president, chief marketing officer.

Gillooly had been senior vice president, director of marketing.

Gillooly, whose career at BJ's began in 1991, brings more than 20 years of marketing experience to his new position.

He began at BJ's as assistant vice president, marketing director. A year later he was promoted to vice president in that department. He was promoted again, but retired in September 2002. He returned to BJ's in January 2007 to lead the marketing department.

BJ's Wholesale Club (NYSE: BJS), based in Natick, Mass., operates 175 clubs and 99 gas stations in 16 eastern states.