Josh Friedman is the latest executive being appointed to Blue Apron’s C-suite, bringing extensive experience in the industry as he steps into the Chief Product Officer role. He will be assuming his new role on April 18, 2022.
“As a fan of the product, I have followed Blue Apron over the last few years, and believe that this is an exciting time for the company,” Friedman stated about his latest appointment. “The team has established a strong foundation for the business, and I am excited to work with them to build on top of the great work that has already been done.”
Friedman pulls on his multi-decade, extensive experience in strategic, digital, and product leadership roles. As Chief Product Officer, he will be responsible for Blue Apron’s product strategy, overseeing cross-functional efforts between fulfillment, culinary, and digital product.
Most recently, Friedman was the Head of Digital Products at The Neiman Marcus Group, where he was responsible for the digital experiences and capabilities for both customers and associates. In addition, Friedman has held various leadership roles in well-known companies such as JCPenney and Dell.
According to the release, the Chief Product Officer role is a recent addition to Blue Apron’s Executive Leadership Team. Friedman will be reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer Linda Findley.
“Josh’s strengths in weaving digital experiences around unique physical products combined with his experience growing e-commerce, fulfillment environments, as well as transforming a product-driven culture cross-functionally, will be a great addition to our established leadership team,” said Findley. “His exceptional record in team building, leadership, growing direct businesses, marketing technology, and data-driven product strategy will be an asset, and I look forward to his contribution to the business.”
He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, both from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
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Congratulations and three cheers as he takes this next step in his journey!