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Bed Bath & Beyond exec Gustavo Arnal ID’d as NYC ‘Jenga Constructing’ jumper: source


The chief financial officer of troubled Bed Bath & Beyond has been identified because the man who jumped to his death from the enduring recent Tribeca skyscraper often known as the “Jenga Constructing,” The Post has learned.

Gustavo Arnal, 52, who was also an executive vice chairman for the struggling home goods retailer, plunged from the 18th floor of 56 Leonard Street on Friday, police sources said.

The 60-story constructing is best known for its purposely misaligned apartments stacked atop one another, resembling the favored game “Jenga.”

Messages left with Bed Bath & Bed and Arnal’s family Saturday weren’t immediately returned.

On Aug. 16, Arnal sold 42,513 shares in company stock for a bit of over a $1 million, in response to MarketBeat.com.

Gustavo Arnal, the CFO of Bed, Bath & Beyond, had been identified because the Jumper in Tribece.

Jenga Jumpers.Arnal joined the corporate in 2020. The corporate has been struggling financially as of currently.Robert Miller

Arnal joined Bed Bath & Beyond in 2020. He previously worked as chief financial officer for cosmetics giant Avon based out of London and had a 20-year profession working overseas leading Procter & Gamble.

In 2021, he made greater than $2.9 million via Bed Bath & Beyond, including $775,000 in salary and the remainder in stock awards, in response to InsiderTrades.com.

Bed Bath & Beyond has recently been facing turbulence.

Shares within the Union, Latest Jersey-based business lost nearly 1 / 4 of their value Wednesday, after the corporate announced a restructuring that features store closures, layoffs and a possible stock offering.

The corporate said it has obtained greater than $500 million in recent financing and was reducing 20% of its workforce. It plans to shut about 150 namesake stores but will keep its buybuy BABY chain.

Jenga building.56 Leonard Street is a luxury constructing, home to many celebrities.

In mid-August, shareholder activist Ryan Cohen, the billionaire co-founder of online pet-products retailer Chewy Inc., sold his shares in Bed Bath & Beyond after taking up a ten% stake just months before and pledging to make big changes.

The “Jenga Constructing” features 19-foot ceilings, double-height windows, white oak and stone floors, a gas fireplace, a chef’s kitchen and three terraces totaling 1,252 square feet with panoramic water and city skyline views. 

It’s also a celebrity-packed home to the mega-wealthy, including singer Frank Ocean.

Additional reporting by Larry Celona and Steven Vago

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