BJ’s announces executive changes

Natick, Mass. -- BJ’s Wholesale Club announced that Robert W. Eddy, senior VP, director of finance, has been named executive VP and CFO, and Cornel Catuna, BJ’s senior VP field operations, has been named executive VP club operations. These management changes will be effective on Jan. 30.

The company also announced the retirements, effective Jan. 29, of Frank Forward, executive VP and CFO, and Thomas F. Gallagher, executive VP club operations. Forward’s retirement is a planned transition that has been under discussion since 2007, when Eddy joined the company to help manage the finance division. Gallagher has decided to retire for health reasons.