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Bed Bath & Beyond Announces New Chief Accounting Officer and Head of Treasury
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBY) has announced the appointment of Laura Crossen to senior vice president of finance and chief accounting officer, and Susie A. Kim as senior vice president of treasury and investor relations, effective immediately.
Crossen will lead Bed Bath & Beyond's team that is responsible for executing the company's global accounting operations, financial reporting and tax functions. She has been with Bed Bath & Beyond since 2001 and most recently served as senior vice president, treasury, tax, and finance transformation. Crossen will continue to report to Gustavo Arnal, executive vice president and chief financial officer. Crossen replaces John Barresi, who resigned from the company in June to pursue another opportunity.
Susie A. Kim, vice president of investor relations, has been named 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," said Arnal.
"I've been impressed by Laura's leadership, financial skills and dedication to our company,” Anral added. “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."