Bed Bath & Beyond has appointed JB Osborne, co-founder and CEO of Red Antler, as an independent member of the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.
The appointment expands the board to 11 members. The company will nominate Osborne for election at Bed Bath & Beyond’s 2018 annual meeting of shareholders.
Osborne is the CEO of Red Antler, a branding company, which he co-founded in 2007. Since 2007, he has worked with founders of top, fast-growing companies across categories including Casper, Allbirds, Brandless, Foursquare, and Birchbox, advising them on how to build category-defining experiences. In addition, Osborne oversees Red Antler’s operations and venture partnerships.
“We are delighted to welcome JB to our board,” said Steven Temares, Bed Bath & Beyond’s CEO and member of its board of directors. “He joins Bed Bath & Beyond at an exciting time as we continue to execute against a roadmap designed to enhance our position as our customers’ first choice for the home and heartfelt life events.”