Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed Juan Guerrero as senior vice president (SVP), chief supply chain officer, effective immediately. He will report directly to John Hartmann, COO and president of buybuy BABY, and be responsible for leading the transformation and optimization of the company’s global supply chain network.
Guerrero will lead Bed Bath & Beyond’s work to reconstruct and modernize supply chain operations as it further improves the omni-always shopping experience for customers. This will include supporting strategic sourcing and the introduction of an array of owned brands, securing faster, more efficient delivery through an optimized store fulfillment network, and driving profitability improvements through the supply chain. Guerrero will lead a cross-functional team to improve the company’s logistics proficiencies and rebuild supply chain infrastructure systems, while leveraging data and analytics to transform and optimize technology, procurement, expenses and network operations.
Prior to joining Bed Bath & Beyond, Guerrero led the supply chain and merchandising teams at FleetPride, before which he was chief global supply chain officer at Bloomin’ Brands, where he managed a complete supply chain transformation to enhance productivity and cash flow for the global restaurant company. Guerrero also previously led the supply chain function at Office Depot and held senior global logistics and supply chain roles at Starbucks Coffee Company, where he oversaw a logistics network that supported over 16,600 retail and licensed locations.
SOURCE: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.