Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Names New West Elm President

by Katie Lee

San Francisco — Williams-Sonoma, Inc. has appointed Day Kornbluth as president of West Elm. Kornbluth is an established leader in retail and in the home business, building brands through product and digital innovation. She most recently served as the global brand president of Ralph Lauren Home. In her new role as president of West Elm, Kornbluth will report to Laura Alber and join the brand on April 3, 2023.

“Day’s proven track-record and previous success growing home furnishing brands make her the ideal candidate to run the West Elm brand,” says Alber, president ande CEO of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. “We are proud to welcome Day to the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. family, where her expertise growing brands through product and digital innovation will complement the existing leadership team and take West Elm to the next level.”

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the world’s largest digital-first, design-led and sustainable home retailer. Its brands — Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teen, West Elm, Williams Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham — are marketed through e-commerce websites, direct-mail catalogs and retail stores. The company is also proud to be a leader in the industry with its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) efforts. For more information on ESG efforts, visit https://sustainability.williams-sonomainc.com/.




SOURCE: Williams-Sonoma, Inc.


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