Jesus H. Delgado-Jenkins
Jesus H. Delgado-Jenkins is the executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for 7‑Eleven, Inc. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s merchandising operations, category management, new product introduction, new category and profit center development, store sets, marketing and merchandise communications, and fresh foods. He also is a member of 7‑Eleven’s executive committee.
He brings a wealth of leadership and convenience store expertise to 7‑Eleven® stores from a variety of senior management positions. Most recently, Delgado-Jenkins was the president and CEO of JNI, LLC, a convenience store-acquisition company. Prior to JNI, he served as the chief financial officer and deputy chief operating officer for the U.S. Treasury Department.
Delgado-Jenkins gained his convenience store and retail experience through his leadership roles that included principal consultant for the PriceWaterhouse Strategy Consulting Group, where he focused on demand-chain optimization for convenience stores and consumer packaged goods companies. He then moved to vice president of operations and merchandising support services for Dominick’s Finer Foods, Inc., a $2.6 billion food and drug retailer. He also took the lead at Bourbon Street Partners as the managing director, where he worked on a significant number of convenience-store acquisition projects.
Delgado-Jenkins graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., where he studied aerospace engineering and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. He earned his MBA degree in marketing, strategy and finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Born in Florida, he and his wife Monica reside in Dallas with their two children.