Beyond taps Conn’s exec as CEO of Bed, Bath & Beyond

Beyond, Inc.
Beyond is the owner of Bed, Bath & Beyond and Overstock.

The owner of Bed Bath & Beyond, Overstock and other online retail brands has made several leadership changes.

Beyond, Inc. (which rebranded itself from to Beyond in November) said that Chandra Holt is joining the company as CEO of Bed Bath & Beyond, overseeing company operations including merchandising, marketing, technology and other key functions.

Most recently, Holt served as CEO and president of Conn’s HomePlus, which has more than 180 stores in 15 states. Prior to joining Conn’s, she was executive VP, chief merchandising officer at, from January 2020 to August 2021.  Before that, Holt spent nearly five years at Sam’s Club, including serving as senior VP and COO of

In addition, Holt served in leadership roles at Walgreens and Target Corp. 

“Beyond is in the midst of a great transformation that required changes to the executive team structure in support of our strategic objectives to drive shareholder value,” stated Marcus Lemonis, executive chairman, Beyond. “Chandra’s retail and leadership expertise and proven e-commerce track record makes her an invaluable addition to our team to drive Bed Bath & Beyond forward.”

In other appointments, Dave Nielsen has been named CEO of Overstock. Nielsen joined the company (as Overstock) in 2009 and has held several executive positions since that time.  Most recently, he served as interim-CEO and President, overseeing company operations for Beyond, Inc. and Bed Bath & Beyond.  

“With Dave’s extensive experience in furniture and home furnishings e-commerce and retail liquidation I am confident he will quickly reignite the valuable Overstock brand, “ Lemonis said.

Beyond also announced that Adrianne Lee, CFO, has taken on an expanded role as chief financial & administrative officer. Lee, who has been CFO since 2020, played an integral role in Overstock’s acquisition of the Bed Bath & Beyond brand in 2023.

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