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05/19/2021

Movers & Shakers: Bed, Bath & Beyond Adds News Leaders, Weee!’s New Marketing Officer

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Stacey Shively
Stacey Shively

BB&B Adds Two Execs to Merchandising, Finance

Bed, Bath & Beyond has named two new leaders, adding a general merchandise manager and a finance executive. The retailer also announced a handful of promotions and role changes within the company.

Stacey Shively was appointed senior vice president and general merchandise manager for BB&B’s home segment. In her new role, Shively will report to Joe Hartsig, executive vice president, chief merchandising officer and president of Harmon Stores Inc., and will be in charge of merchandising plans for several categories.

Shively previously served as senior vice president, general merchandise manager for JCPenny’s home division and has more than 20 years of retail experience in merchandising, product development and inventory management.

John Barresi
John Barresi

BB&B also named John Barresi as its new senior vice president of finance and chief accounting officer. The role is newly created for the retailer. Barresi will report to vice president and CFO Gustavo Arnal and lead development and execution of all corporate accounting and financial reporting functions.

Barresi was most recently vice president of global business transformation at Tiffany & Co. In that role, he was responsible for oversight and management of a multi-year effort to replace or upgrade the company’s business processes and information systems.

Within the company, Laura Crossen was promoted to senior vice president, treasury, tax and finance transformation. Susie A. Kim was named vice president of investor relations, and Lisa Adinolfi was appointed vice president, controls, audit and risk services.  

See the full story at RIS News.

Guillaume McIntrye
Guillaume McIntrye

Ethnic E-Grocer Snags Marketing Vet

 

Fast-growing ethnic e-grocer Weee! Has named Guillaume McIntrye as vice president of marketing.

McIntyre’s hiring aligns with Weee!’s goal to engage the broader Asian and Hispanic communities with personalization and social commerce offerince, Progressive Grocer reported. He joins Weee! by way of Netflix and Instacart. He also co-founded a direct-to-consumer startup, Pique Tea. He also formerly served as vice president of marketing at The Information.

The hiring comes after Weee! Recently raised $315 million in a Series D funding round in April. The company has seen 700% year-over-year growth. In addition, the grocery market for ethnic customers is expected to surpass $464 billion by 2030, with Asian and Hispanis populations in the U.S. anticipated as the fastest growing.

Weee! Also recently announced a new CFO and chief strategy officer, Ankur Shah, as well as Thomas Jeon as general counsel.

See the full story at Progressive Grocer.