1847 Goedeker Inc. appoints Sami Bazzi as Human Resources Manager
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Latest Hire Brings Two Decades of Human Resources Leadership Experience to Bed, Bath & Beyond Retailer Face Values
ST. CHARLES, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–1847 Goedeker Inc. (NYSE American: GOED) (“Goedeker” or the “Company”), one of the largest specialty e-commerce players in the U.S. device market Appliances, announced today that it has appointed Sami Bazzi as Human Resources Manager. Ms. Bazzi will be responsible for overseeing all functions that come into contact with Goedeker employees, including the recruitment, development and retention of top talent. Its start date is January 24, 2022.
Albert Fouerti, CEO and Administrator, said:
“Attracting and retaining top talent is a key priority for Goedeker as we seek to expand our execution network and improve our customer experience. Our people are at the heart of everything we do and will continue to play a key role in our success as we strive to become the leading e-commerce player in the U.S. home appliance market. I am delighted to welcome Sami as our new Human Resources Manager. His decades of experience overseeing Human Resources and employee relations for warehouse, retail and field associates at a best in class retailer will benefit our teams as we continue to evolve and grow.
Biography of Sami Bazzi
Ms. Bazzi is a seasoned human resources executive with two decades of experience overseeing and developing human resources and employee relations programs. Most recently, Ms. Bazzi was Director of Human Resources for Face Values, a Bed, Bath & Beyond brand. In this role, Ms. Bazzi was responsible for developing HR policies and competitive compensation programs, as well as overseeing 3,000 associates at more than 60 stores, businesses and warehouses across the country. Additionally, she supported the company in M&A transactions including due diligence, integration planning, culture alignment, divestiture transition services, deal development and communication with associates.
Goedeker is a content and technology driven shopping destination for appliances, furniture and housewares. Since its acquisition of Appliances Connection, Goedeker has evolved into a growth-oriented e-commerce platform with a distinct offering of basic, premium, luxury and private label brands accessible through a seamless point-and-click experience. The company’s priorities are to provide unparalleled selection, high-quality product expertise and reliable shipping from its expanding nationwide distribution network. With over $500 million in annual sales expected in 2021, Goedeker is one of the fastest growing pureplay e-commerce companies in home appliances. Learn more about www.Goedekers.com.
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