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Pottery Barn President Monica Bhargava and Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen President Jennifer Kellor to Succeed Benson Effective April 2024

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM), the world’s largest digital-first, design-led and sustainable home retailer, announced today the retirement of Marta Benson, Chief Executive Officer of Pottery Barn Brands, effective April 26, 2024. Benson’s responsibilities will transition to the two existing Pottery Barn Presidents, Monica Bhargava, President of Pottery Barn and Jennifer Kellor, President of Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen. Bhargava and Kellor have a combined 50 years of dedicated, successful service to Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire Williams-Sonoma, Inc. team, I want to thank Marta for her significant accomplishments and commitment to driving growth during her 13-year tenure,” said Williams-Sonoma, Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer, Laura Alber. “Marta’s contributions to our company have led to the launch of Mark & Graham, the acquisition of Rejuvenation and the transformation of Pottery Barn. We are grateful for her leadership and the legacy she leaves behind having been a champion for advancing our company’s commitment to sustainability.”

“It has been an absolute privilege to contribute to Williams-Sonoma, Inc., the capstone of a 35-year career in specialty multi-channel retail. I have so much respect for the passionate teams that have built such a powerful platform and the most beautiful family of brands in our industry with an authentic commitment to quality, service and sustainability,” Benson shared reflecting on her time with Williams-Sonoma, Inc. “I want to thank Laura for the trust and opportunities she has given me over the years and am grateful for all the talented people with whom I have had the privilege to collaborate. The Pottery Barn bench is talented, tenured, and strong, and I have so much confidence in the leadership that will continue to innovate and drive results going forward.”

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the world’s largest digital-first, design-led and sustainable home retailer. The company’s products, representing distinct merchandise strategies — Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teen, West Elm, Williams Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, Mark and Graham and GreenRow — are marketed through e-commerce websites, direct-mail catalogs and retail stores. These brands are also part of The Key Rewards, our loyalty and credit card program that offers members exclusive benefits across the Williams-Sonoma family of brands. We operate in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, offer international shipping to customers worldwide, and have unaffiliated franchisees that operate stores in the Middle East, the Philippines, Mexico, South Korea and India, as well as e-commerce websites in certain locations. We are also proud to be a leader in our industry with our values-based culture and commitment to achieving our sustainability goals. Our company is Good By Design — we’ve deeply ingrained sustainability into our business. From our factories to your home, we’re united in a shared purpose to care for our people and our planet.

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