Dick’s Sporting Goods appointed Bob Eddy, chairman & CEO of BJ’s Wholesale Club, to its Board of Directors.
“We are thrilled to welcome Bob to our Board at an exciting time for Dick’s,” said Ed Stack, executive chairman of Dick’s Sporting Goods. “Bob’s decades of retail experience will be invaluable as Dick’s expands our newest store concepts and as we continue to find ways to innovate and provide the best possible experience for our athletes.”
“Dick’s is a true leader in its space, and I am pleased to join the Board as the company is reimagining retail and thinking of new ways to interact with its athletes,” said Eddy. “Dick’s has a unique opportunity to further shape the future of both retail and sports, and I look forward to working closely with the Board and the management team as they create value for their shareholders and athletes everywhere.”
Eddy has been the president and CEO of BJ’s since April 2021. He was appointed chairman in June 2023 and has served on the company’s Board of Directors since 2021. Eddy joined BJ’s in 2007 as SVP of finance, was named EVP and CFO in 2011 and became the EVP and chief financial and administrative officer in 2018.
Before joining BJ’s, Eddy worked with retail and consumer products companies as a member of the audit and business advisory practice of PwC in Boston and San Francisco.
Eddy serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the National Retail Federation and the Board of Trustees of The Boston Children’s Hospital. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of Troon Golf. Eddy is also a member of the College Advisory Board for Babson College, his alma mater.
With Eddy’s appointment, the Dick’s Sporting Goods Board now expands to 12 directors.
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