Bed, Bath & Beyond has appointed a Black woman, Mary Winston, as interim CEO. 

Winston previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Family Dollar Stores. 

“Together with the board, including the members of the Business Transformation and Strategy Review Committee, the leadership team and our more than 60,000 associates, I look forward to building an even stronger future for Bed Bath & Beyond,” Winston said in a statement. 

 “As we continue to review our business initiatives, we will be focused on driving continued margin improvement, enhancing the in-store and online experience, and accelerating our transformation to the benefit of our shareholders, customers and other stakeholders.”