Former Ahold Delhaize and beeline North America executives will help
BGJ enter new retail verticals and business areas
NAPLES, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Burke • Gillis • Juliano Group (BGJ), a leading management consulting
firm focused on delivering solutions for the extended retail value
chain, announces Mark Doiron and Dominique Mikolajczak are joining the
company as associates to provide clients with added grocery operations
and broadline retail expertise. Doiron will focus on the retail grocery
environment, leadership development, driving operational efficiencies
and providing a competitive edge, and Mikolajczak will concentrate on
retailer execution, in-store retail operations and experiential
“Our clients and partners are going to appreciate the enthusiastic and
inspirational leadership Mark and Dominique bring to their engagements.
They are experts in a wide range of retail activities, including scan
based trading, international buying and merchandising, strategy
development and continuous improvement. We are lucky to have them join
our growing practice,” said Jim Gillis, Principal at BGJ.
Mark Doiron spent most of his career with Delhaize America (now Ahold
Delhaize) holding several leadership positions. He was most recently
Chief Merchandising, Marketing & Supply Chain Officer at Fresh Thyme
Farmers Market, an $800 million retailer, and Chief Merchandising and
Supply Chain Officer at Schnucks Markets, a $2.6 billion supermarket
chain with 100 stores. He also served as President of Sure Winner Foods,
a food distribution network serving retailers in the Northeast US.
Doiron earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of
Southern Maine, and advanced executive program certificates from the
University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He is a member of
the Food Marketing Institute’s Fresh Foods Advisory Council and a Board
Director of the University of New England.
“It’s exciting join a great team and have the opportunity to support
leading companies increase their profitability and find new supply chain
efficiencies. I’m looking forward to working with Jim, Vince, Rich and
the other members of BGJ to bring my expertise and experience to our
clients,” said Doiron.
Dominique Mikolajczak was most recently President of beeline North
America, a global retailer and distributor for textile accessories and
custom jewelry. Prior to beeline, he was Executive Vice President and
Member of the Executive Board of Orsay, a major European apparel
retailer belonging to the French Mulliez group. He started his career as
a Category Manager in apparel and accessories with Géant Casino, a
French hypermarket chain, and then served as General Merchandise Manager
in its Polish subsidiary
“I was attracted to the BGJ Group because of their outstanding
reputation in the retail sector. My knowledge of and network within the
specialty retail segment will help extend the firm’s purview and bring
in a new set of clients that need our support to grow in this very
competitive marketplace,” said Mikolajczak.
About Burke • Gillis • Juliano Group
Based in Naples, Fla., Burke • Gillis • Juliano Group is a global
consultancy focused on the supermarket, mass, convenience, drug and
specialty retail channels. Founded by retail and consumer products
industry veterans Vince Burke, Jim Gillis and Rich Juliano, the firm
offers executive management, market strategy, mergers & acquisitions,
private equity, business development, product marketing, trade
relations, executive search and related services to leading retailers,
suppliers and vendors. Additional information is available at http://bgjgroup.com/.