Her appointment is effective effective August 3. 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,” Delaney said. “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 enhanced its digital offering in recent years, launching an improved website, mobile app, and digital coupons, as well as buy-online-pick-up-in-club and same-day grocery delivery services. Schwartz will be responsible for continuing to build on those capabilities in order to offer BJ’s members greater value and convenience.
“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.”
Schwartz was previously vice president for 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. Before that Schwartz held leadership positions at Nine West Holdings, Stuart Weitzman, David Yurman and eBay.