Framework for Success: Creating Support and Consensus for Successful Business Transformations 

Cathleen Warren, VP, Merchandise Finance, BJ’s Wholesale Club 

In her more than 20 years at BJ’s, Cathleen has driven enterprise-level projects to make the business more competitive, relevant and successful. Her initiatives include spearheading a cross-functional team to create next-generation reporting, support and control guidance; serving as business lead for the Finance and Merchandising Business Transformation project utilizing SAP; and currently automating and modernizing BJ’s pricing using Revionics science-based optimization capabilities. Cathleen shares her proven strategies to galvanize organizational support for transformation projects, effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders and deliver measurable value at key milestones to sustain success momentum. She’ll provide real-world examples of these strategies in action, including the current price optimization initiative.


About the Speaker

Cathleen Warren, VP, Merchandise Finance, BJ’s Wholesale Club

Now with more than 20 years at BJ’s, Cathleen Warren drives enterprise-level projects to make the business more competitive, relevant and successful. Her initiatives include spearheading a cross-functional team to create next-generation reporting, support and control guidance; serving as business lead for the Finance and Merchandising Business Transformation project utilizing SAP; and currently automating and modernizing BJ’s pricing using Revionics science-based optimization capabilities. She has a BS In Business Administration with an MBA in Information Systems from Bentley College.