Bed Bath & Beyond Creates New Role of SVP Finance, Chief Accounting Officer

by Katie Lee

Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has named John Barresi as senior vice president of finance, chief accounting officer, effective June 7, 2021. He will report to Gustavo Arnal, executive vice president and CFO. In the newly created role, Barresi will lead a team responsible for the development and execution of all corporate accounting and financial reporting functions, including maintenance of fiscal records, management of transactional shared services, preparation of internal and external financial reports, SEC and other regulatory reporting, among other corporate accounting activities.

The company has also made additional changes in senior finance positions, each of whom will report to Arnal, including:

  • The promotion of Laura Crossen to SVP, treasury, tax and finance transformation, effective immediately. Crossen was previously vice president and has been with the company since 2001.
  • Susie A. Kim as vice president of investor relations, succeeding Janet Barth. Kim was most recently vice president of investor relations and treasurer for ABM Industries, Inc. She previously held investor relations positions with Aéropostale.
  • Lisa Adinolfi as vice president, controls, audit and risk services, succeeding Pasquale Monterosso. Adinolfi most recently served as partner with PwC’s risk assurance group.

Barresi comes to Bed Bath & Beyond from Tiffany & Co., where he had been since 2009 and most recently served as vice president of global business transformation. He previously served as Tiffany’s vice president and corporate controller.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. and subsidiaries is an omnichannel retailer that sells a wide assortment of merchandise in the home, baby, beauty and wellness markets.




SOURCE: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.

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