Catherine Park
Catherine Park

BJ’s Wholesale Clubs has hired Catherine Park as VP-investor relations.

Park comes to the company from MGM Resorts International, where she was executive director of investor relations. Earlier, she served as VP, corporate banking at JPMorgan Chase.

In her new role, Park will be responsible for providing strategic counsel to the BJ’s Wholesale Clubs executive leadership team in managing its investor relations activities.

“Catherine’s broad financial and investor management experience will help elevate our buy and sell-side relationships, while providing our executive leadership team with trusted counsel on a range of activities, including quarterly earnings,” said BJ’s EVP and CFO Laura Felice.

Westborough, MA-based BJ’s chalked up a 7.2 percent hike in nine-month sales to $12.3B. Earnings slipped 1.9 percent to $319M during the period ended Oct. 30.

The company’s stock trades at $62.39. 52-week range is $74.09, $37.15.

There are 222 BJ’s Wholesale Clubs in 17 states.