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Williams Sonoma Inc: Executives

The following section provides information on Williams Sonoma Inc’s senior management, executives, CEO and key decision makers and their roles in the organization. For more insight into Williams Sonoma Inc's management and employees, unlock the full data with our company analytics monitoring tool.

Executives

Scott Dahnke

Chairman Executive Board Since: 2019 Age: 57

Mr. Scott Dahnke has been the Chairman of the company since 2019. Previously, he served as Managing Partner at L Catterton from 2003 to 2015. Prior to that, he held the position of Managing Director of Deutsche Bank from 2002 to 2003 and as the Managing Director AEA Investors LP from 1998 to 2001. Earlier he served as the Chief Executive Officer of infoGROUP Inc from 1997 to 1998. Mr. Dahnke also serves as the Chief Executive Officer at L Catterton.

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Laura J. Alber

Chief Executive Officer; Director; President Executive Board Since: 2010 Age: 54

Ms. Laura J. Alber has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of the company since 2010. Previously, she served as the President of Pottery Barn Brands of the company from 2002 to 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Alber served as an Executive Vice President of Pottery Barn of the company from 2000 to 2002 and as the Senior Vice President of Pottery Barn Catalog and Pottery Barn Kids Retail of the company from 1999 to 2000. Earlier, she served as a Director of RealD Inc from 2013 to 2015. She serves as a Director of Fitbit Inc.

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Jeff Howie

Executive Vice President; Chief Financial Officer Senior Management Since: 2022 Age: 53

Mr. Jeff Howie has been the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of the company since September 2022. Prior to this, he served as the Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President of the company from 2021 to 2022. He also served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for the company’s Pottery Barn Brands from 2017 to 2021. Earlier, Mr. Howie joined the company in 2002.

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Dean A. Miller

Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer Senior Management

Mr. Dean A. Miller is an Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the company. Previously, he served as the Vice President of Retail Distribution, Chief Supply Chain Officer and Senior Vice President of Global Logistics and Sourcing of the company. Prior to that, he served as the General Manager of Global Accounts and Vice President at UPS Worldwide Logistics. Earlier, he also served for Frito-Lay Inc and Exel Logistics.

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Yasir Anwar

Chief Technology Officer Senior Management Since: 2018

Mr. Yasir Anwar has been the Chief Technology Officer of the company since 2018. Previously, he held various senior roles, including Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President, Head of Digital technology, and Vice President of Macy’s Inc.

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