Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed Scott Lindblom as its new chief technology officer. Effective September 28, 2020, Lindblom will report directly to COO John Hartmann and will lead the company’s enterprise technology transformation. He joins the company from Michael’s.
“Scott’s track record implementing leading IT solutions and digital fulfillment capabilities for a number of leading retailers will help us accelerate the modernization of our technology infrastructure and capabilities, to rebuild our authority in our core markets and deepen connections and loyalty with our customers,” Hartmann says.
Prior to joining Bed Bath & Beyond, Lindblom was executive vice president and chief information officer at Michael’s, where he transformed the IT function of the business into a high-performing value creation department that enhanced and streamlined the shopping experience for customers, while creating significant revenue impact. Previously, he was group vice president of IT at ROSS Stores, leading a national team to implement a micro-merchandising planning solution that helped to increase operating income and improve the customer experience. He also held senior roles within supply chain management and IT at Best Buy.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is an omnichannel retailer that sells a wide assortment of domestic merchandise and home furnishings.
SOURCE: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.