UNION, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond has named Scott Lindblom, a former Michaels executive, as its new chief technology officer, effective Sept. 28.

Lindblom will report directly to John Hartmann, chief operating officer and president of buybuy BABY, and will lead the company’s enterprise technology transformation. He will be tasked with leveraging data, analytics and technology development to create efficiencies, enhance performance and drive innovation.

Prior to joining Bed Bath & Beyond, Lindblom was executive vice president and chief information officer at Michaels. Previously, he was group vice president of IT at Ross Stores. He also held senior roles within supply chain management and IT at Best Buy.

“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,” said Hartmann.

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