Bed Bath & Beyond on Friday announced that Minesh Shah has been appointed to its board of directors, effective March 1. Shah, currently chief operations officer at Stitch Fix, has more than 20 years of experience developing leading-edge, omnichannel consumer experiences.
“We are pleased to welcome Minesh to our board of directors,” said Harriet Edelman, chair of Bed Bath & Beyond. “His extensive consumer, technology and operational experiences across numerous emerging and leading businesses are especially relevant for our company. Additionally, Minesh’s deep knowledge and expertise in retail will offer valuable perspective and oversight of Bed Bath & Beyond’s ongoing transformation and drive to unlock greater shareholder value.”
CEO and President Mark Tritton said: “Minesh is a tremendous addition whose experience will be insightful as we continue to execute our end-to-end, strategic transformation as a digital first, omni-always retailer. I look forward to working with him, along with our strong board, as we plan and position our business for the long term.”
With the addition of Shah, the Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. board will comprise 11 members.
At Stitch Fix, Shah is responsible for the company’s operations and client experiences. His areas of focus include styling, client experience, warehouse operations and logistics. Prior to Stitch Fix, Shah spent most of his career in high growth, consumer-driven companies — focused on operations, customer experience, omnichannel programs and marketing. Most recently, Shah led delivery operations at Tesla, rapidly scaling post-manufacturing infrastructure, while delivering great post-purchase experiences. He was also a leader in global e-commerce at Uniqlo and on the founding team at Walmart.com, where he spent a decade in marketing and operations roles, including as interim COO.