BJ's chief steps down; Wedge to succeed
September 16, 2002,
BJ's Wholesale Club has announced that John "Jack" Nugent has stepped down as president and ceo for personal reasons. The board has elected Michael Wedge, formerly executive vp, club operations, to replace him.
The company also announced that Edward Giles has been named executive vp, club operations. He had previously held the title of executive vp of field operations, and has been with BJ's since 1992.