Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has promoted Laura Crossen to senior vice president of finance and chief accounting officer, and Susie A. Kim to senior vice president of treasury and investor relations, effective immediately.
Crossen has been with Bed Bath & Beyond since 2001 and most recently served as senior vice president, treasury, tax and finance transformation. She will continue to report to Gustavo Arnal, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and replaces John Barresi, who resigned from the company on June 10 to pursue another opportunity.
Kim, previously vice president of investor relations, has been promoted to senior vice president of treasury and investor relations, taking over Crossen’s previous treasury role.
“We are pleased to elevate Laura and Susie, who are accomplished leaders, have deep expertise and understanding of our business, and are ideal fits for these roles,” says Gustavo Arnal, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Adds Arnal: “I’ve been impressed by Laura’s leadership, financial skills and dedication to our company. Over Laura’s 20-year tenure at Bed Bath & Beyond, she has demonstrated an incredible work ethic and has been an invaluable member of our team. I’m thrilled to remain working with her in this new role and look forward to our organization continuing to benefit from her contributions. I am also pleased to have Susie play an expanded and even more pivotal role in our organization.”
Prior to joining Bed Bath & Beyond, Crossen was a senior vice president of finance at Delia’s, a New York City-based national multi-channel apparel, accessories and footwear retailer primarily marketed to teenage girls.
Prior to joining Bed Bath & Beyond in May 2021, Kim served as treasurer and vice president of investor relations for ABM Industries, where she was one of ABM’s youngest executive officers. She began her career within equity research at Cowen and Company before accepting a finance role at Aéropostale, Inc., a mall-based specialty retailer, where for 9 years Kim served on the retailer’s investor relations team.
SOURCE: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.