The Container Store Names New Chief Merchandising Officer and New COO

Coppell, Texas — The Container Store Group, Inc., the leading specialty retailer of organizing solutions, custom spaces and in-home services, has named a new chief merchandising officer, Stacey Shively, and promotion of its chief information officer, Dhriti Saha, to chief operating officer, effective November 14. Shively most recently served as a senior vice president at Bed Bath and Beyond.

As chief merchant of The Container Store, Shively will lead a diverse merchandising team, collaborate with the company’s cross-functional leadership team and report directly to CEO Satish Malhotra. She will play a key role in strategic initiatives including the company’s growing private label products, sustainability and expansion of Custom Spaces (pictured).

Shively joined Bed Bath & Beyond in 2021 as the senior vice president and head of merchandising and product development. Prior to Bed Bath & Beyond, she served as the senior vice president, general merchandise manager for JCPenney’s home division. She began her career at Target where she held roles in merchandising and planning with increasing responsibility during her 14-year tenure.

“I am thrilled to welcome Stacey to The Container Store,” says Malhotra. “She is a strategist with exceptional cross-category merchandising and product development experience, and brings a unique lens that will help us continue to drive our strategic priorities forward.”

As the new chief operating officer, Saha will maintain his oversight of technology, information security, product management, retail operations and will add logistics to his purview.

“Dhriti’s impact has been instrumental at The Container Store,” Malhotra says. “He has not only begun to modernize our technology stack with improvements in-store and online but has also helped launch strategic initiatives including our new mobile app, loyalty program and in-store express checkout. I look forward to his continued contributions in this new role.”

The Container Store Group, Inc. is the nation’s leading specialty retailer of organizing solutions, custom spaces and in-home services founded in 1978. For more information, visit




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