Williams-Sonoma Management

Management criteria checks 2/4

Williams-Sonoma's CEO is Laura Alber, appointed in Jul 2006, has a tenure of 14.5 years. total yearly compensation is $23.70M, comprised of 6.8% salary and 93.2% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 0.89% of the company’s shares, worth $181.43M. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 3.1 years and 3.7 years respectively.

Key information

Laura Alber

Chief executive officer

US$23.7m

Total compensation

CEO salary percentage6.8%
CEO tenure18yrs
CEO ownership0.9%
Management average tenure3.1yrs
Board average tenure3.7yrs

Recent management updates

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s (NYSE:WSM) CEO Compensation Is Looking A Bit Stretched At The Moment

May 23
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s (NYSE:WSM) CEO Compensation Is Looking A Bit Stretched At The Moment

Recent updates

Williams-Sonoma: This Dividend Growth Powerhouse Is Splitting Its Stock

Jul 04

Williams-Sonoma's (NYSE:WSM) Dividend Is Being Reduced To $0.57

Jul 04
Williams-Sonoma's (NYSE:WSM) Dividend Is Being Reduced To $0.57

Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) Has Announced That Its Dividend Will Be Reduced To $0.57

Jun 19
Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) Has Announced That Its Dividend Will Be Reduced To $0.57

Some Shareholders Feeling Restless Over Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s (NYSE:WSM) P/E Ratio

Jun 15
Some Shareholders Feeling Restless Over Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s (NYSE:WSM) P/E Ratio

Williams-Sonoma: Valuation Stretched After Delivering Impressive Q1 Results

Jun 14

Wayfair: Sound Fundamental Outlook And Cheap Valuation

Jun 05

Williams-Sonoma: Why We Are No Longer Buyers After The Quarterly Results

May 23

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s (NYSE:WSM) CEO Compensation Is Looking A Bit Stretched At The Moment

May 23
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s (NYSE:WSM) CEO Compensation Is Looking A Bit Stretched At The Moment

Should You Think About Buying Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Now?

May 11
Should You Think About Buying Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Now?

Returns On Capital Are A Standout For Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)

Apr 26
Returns On Capital Are A Standout For Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM)

Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To $1.13

Apr 09
Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To $1.13

Williams-Sonoma: Growth Could Accelerate In The Coming Quarters

Apr 06

Williams-Sonoma's (NYSE:WSM) Dividend Will Be Increased To $1.13

Mar 26
Williams-Sonoma's (NYSE:WSM) Dividend Will Be Increased To $1.13

Williams-Sonoma's (NYSE:WSM) Conservative Accounting Might Explain Soft Earnings

Mar 20
Williams-Sonoma's (NYSE:WSM) Conservative Accounting Might Explain Soft Earnings

Williams-Sonoma: I'm Up 437% And Not Selling This Dividend Growth Machine

Mar 15

Optimistic Investors Push Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Shares Up 25% But Growth Is Lacking

Mar 14
Optimistic Investors Push Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Shares Up 25% But Growth Is Lacking

Williams-Sonoma: A Great Long-Term Opportunity

Feb 26

Wayfair: Long Term Drivers Remain Strong

Feb 04

Should You Investigate Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) At US$209?

Jan 29
Should You Investigate Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) At US$209?

There's No Escaping Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s (NYSE:WSM) Muted Earnings

Dec 31
There's No Escaping Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s (NYSE:WSM) Muted Earnings

Williams-Sonoma Stock: Too Far, Too Fast

Dec 15

Williams-Sonoma: Cash Flow Weaker Than It Seems

Nov 14

Is There An Opportunity With Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s (NYSE:WSM) 38% Undervaluation?

Oct 19
Is There An Opportunity With Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s (NYSE:WSM) 38% Undervaluation?

Williams-Sonoma: Environment Remains Difficult

Oct 06

We Think Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) Might Have The DNA Of A Multi-Bagger

Oct 04
We Think Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) Might Have The DNA Of A Multi-Bagger

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM)?

Sep 19
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM)?

Williams-Sonoma: Potential Undervaluation Based On Long-Term Growth

Sep 05

Williams-Sonoma: A Robust Retailer With A Shareholder-Friendly Strategy

Jul 28

An Intrinsic Calculation For Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Suggests It's 44% Undervalued

Jul 09
An Intrinsic Calculation For Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Suggests It's 44% Undervalued

Williams-Sonoma: Promotions Picking Up

Jun 27

At US$114, Is It Time To Put Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) On Your Watch List?

Jun 02
At US$114, Is It Time To Put Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) On Your Watch List?

What Is The Market Really Pricing For Williams-Sonoma?

May 26

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Laura Alber's remuneration changed compared to Williams-Sonoma's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Apr 28 2024n/an/a

US$1b

Jan 28 2024US$24mUS$2m

US$950m

Oct 29 2023n/an/a

US$950m

Jul 30 2023n/an/a

US$965m

Apr 30 2023n/an/a

US$1b

Jan 29 2023US$17mUS$2m

US$1b

Oct 30 2022n/an/a

US$1b

Jul 31 2022n/an/a

US$1b

May 01 2022n/an/a

US$1b

Jan 30 2022US$21mUS$2m

US$1b

Oct 31 2021n/an/a

US$1b

Aug 01 2021n/an/a

US$985m

May 02 2021n/an/a

US$873m

Jan 31 2021US$24mUS$2m

US$681m

Nov 01 2020n/an/a

US$538m

Aug 02 2020n/an/a

US$411m

May 03 2020n/an/a

US$339m

Feb 02 2020US$17mUS$2m

US$356m

Nov 03 2019n/an/a

US$345m

Aug 04 2019n/an/a

US$352m

May 05 2019n/an/a

US$341m

Feb 03 2019US$27mUS$1m

US$334m

Oct 28 2018n/an/a

US$274m

Jul 29 2018n/an/a

US$264m

Apr 29 2018n/an/a

US$265m

Jan 28 2018US$14mUS$1m

US$260m

Compensation vs Market: Laura's total compensation ($USD23.70M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.24M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Laura's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


CEO

Laura Alber (55 yo)

18yrs

Tenure

US$23,696,540

Compensation

Ms. Laura J. Alber serves as an Independent Director at salesforce.com, inc. since November 30, 2021. She has been the Chief Executive Officer at Williams-sonoma Inc. since May 26, 2010 and has been its Pr...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Laura Alber
President18yrsUS$23.70m0.89%
$ 181.4m
Jeffrey Howie
Executive VP & CFO1.8yrsUS$6.92m0.036%
$ 7.4m
David King
Executive VP13.5yrsUS$3.60m0.079%
$ 16.1m
Karalyn Smith
Executive VP & Chief Talent Officer4.3yrsUS$3.31m0.020%
$ 4.2m
Jeremy Brooks
Senior VPno datano data0.0035%
$ 705.8k
Brian Yee
Senior VP of Corporate Finance & Treasurerno datano datano data
Abby Teisch
Senior Vice President of Marketingless than a yearno datano data
Vicki McWilliams
Executive Vice President of Retail & Business Sales14.5yrsno datano data
Felix Carbullido
Executive VP & President of Williams Sonoma Brand2yrsno datano data
Jennifer Kellor
President of Pottery Barn Kids & PBteen Brandsno datano datano data
Sameer Hassan
Senior Vice President of Enterprise Product Strategy & User Experienceno datano datano data
Day Kornbluth
President of West Elm1.3yrsno datano data

3.1yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: WSM's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Laura Alber
President14.5yrsUS$23.70m0.89%
$ 181.4m
Frits van Paasschen
Independent Director7.2yrsUS$302.27k0.024%
$ 4.8m
Anne Finucane
Independent Director2.7yrsUS$270.21k0.0060%
$ 1.2m
Scott Dahnke
Independent Chairman5.3yrsUS$501.33k0.031%
$ 6.3m
Andrew Campion
Independent Directorless than a yearno datano data
William Ready
Independent Director4.3yrsUS$277.21k0.012%
$ 2.5m
Esi Bracey
Independent Director3.1yrsUS$263.74k0.0064%
$ 1.3m
Paula Pretlow
Independent Director2.9yrsUS$291.24k0.0066%
$ 1.4m

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: WSM's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


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