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1847 Goedeker Inc. Appoints Sami Bazzi as Head of Human Resources


Latest Hire Brings Two Decades of Human Resources Leadership Experience at Bed, Bath & Beyond Retailer Face Values

1847 Goedeker Inc. (NYSE American: GOED) (“Goedeker” or the “Company”), one of the largest specialty ecommerce players in the U.S. household appliances market, today announced that it has appointed Sami Bazzi as Head of Human Resources. Ms. Bazzi will be responsible for overseeing all employee-facing functions for Goedeker, including recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent. Her start date is January 24, 2022.

Albert Fouerti, Chief Executive Officer and Director, commented:

"Attracting and retaining top talent is a key priority for Goedeker as we look to expand our fulfillment network and enhance our customer experience journey. Our people are at the core of everything we do and will continue to be instrumental in our success as we strive at becoming the leading ecommerce player in the U.S. household appliances market. I’m excited to welcome Sami as our new Head of Human Resources. Her 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 scale and grow.”

Sami Bazzi Biography

Ms. Bazzi is a seasoned Human Resource executive with two decades of experience overseeing and developing human resources and employee relations programs. Most recently, Ms. Bazzi was the Human Resources Director for Face Values, a Bed, Bath & Beyond brand. In this role, Ms. Bazzi was responsible for devising HR policies and competitive compensation programs, as well as overseeing 3,000 associates at 60+ retail, corporate and warehouse locations across the country. Additionally, she supported the company in M&A transactions including due diligence, integration planning, culture alignment, divestiture transition services, agreement development and associate communication.


Goedeker is a content-driven and technology-enabled shopping destination for appliances, furniture and home goods. Since its acquisition of Appliances Connection, Goedeker has evolved into a growth-oriented ecommerce platform with a distinct offering of core, premium, luxury and private label brands that can be accessed through a seamless point-and-click experience. The company's priorities include offering unmatched selection, high-touch product expertise and reliable shipping from its expanding, nationwide fulfillment network. With more than $500 million in projected annual sales in 2021, Goedeker is one of the fastest-growing pureplay ecommerce companies in home appliances. Learn more at


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Goedeker Investor Relations
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