NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boxed.com, the online wholesale shopping club with no membership fees, has announced today the appointment of Heather Mayo as Chief Merchandising Officer. Mayo will lead the development and execution of all merchandising strategies and initiatives, and will be responsible for delivering the optimal product assortment as dictated by the brand's strategy and unique target customer profile.
"It is an honor to be named Chief Merchandising Officer of Boxed. I am thrilled to lead and learn from such a dynamic team," said Mayo. "I share the company's passion for superior customer service and applaud the technology and other initiatives underway to deliver world class service and efficiencies."
Mayo will be joining the Boxed team effective November 7, reflecting the company's strategy of hiring seasoned wholesale veterans. Mayo joins Boxed with more than twenty-one years of merchandising and operations experience in the wholesale club industry. Mayo was most recently Senior Vice President of Operations at Sam's Club and earlier in her career worked for BJ's Wholesale Club as the Assistant Vice President of Specialty Business.
"Given the company's many strengths, I have great confidence that we can continue Boxed's explosive growth and ability to provide memorable experiences for our customers by driving value, convenience and delivering on our brand promise through our dedicated team," continued Mayo.
"Boxed is thrilled to welcome Heather, whose experience, leadership, and vision helps to round out our leadership team. Chief Merchant is one of the most important roles at Boxed as we continue to build vendor relationships and streamline our supply chain," said Elana Krieger, Vice President, Human Resources at Boxed.
About Boxed Founded in 2013, Boxed is the most convenient way to shop for groceries and household products in bulk at the lowest prices, with free delivery and no membership fees. With a carefully-curated selection of products, Boxed makes it easy for its customers to shop for everyday essentials, as well as discover and fall in love with new brands. Customers can order everything they need for their home or office in minutes at boxed.com or on the free Boxed app.