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Williams-Sonoma Inc (WSM)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Adrian Bellamy

75 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Laura Alber

48 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Julie Whalen

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Marta Benson

2017 President - the Pottery Barn brand

James Brett

47 2010 President of West Elm Brand

Janet Hayes

49 2013 President of Williams-Sonoma Brand

Jennifer Kellor

2017 President - Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen brands

Jeff Howie

2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer - Pottery Barn Brands

David King

48 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Rose Bravo

66 2011 Independent Director

Adrian Dillon

63 2005 Independent Director

Anthony Greener

76 2007 Independent Director

Ted Hall

68 2007 Independent Director

Sabrina Simmons

53 2015 Independent Director

Jerry Stritzke

56 2016 Independent Director

Lorraine Twohill

46 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Adrian Bellamy

Mr. Adrian David Presland Bellamy is the Independent Chairman of the Board of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. He is Chair of the Compensation. Committee and member of the Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee. Chairman and Director, Reckitt Benckiser plc (household, personal, health and food products) since 2003 Chairman, Total Wine and More (liquor retailer) since 2011 Chairman and Director, Action Holding B.V. (non-food discount retailer) since 2013 Director, The Gap, Inc. (clothing), from 1995 – 2014 Chairman and Director, The Body Shop International plc (personal care products), from 2002 – 2008

Laura Alber

Ms. Laura J. Alber serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. She served as President, Pottery Barn Brands, from 2002 – 2006. Executive Vice President, Pottery Barn, from 2000 – 2002. Senior Vice President, Pottery Barn Catalog and Pottery Barn Kids Retail, from 1999 – 2000. Director, RealD Inc. (3D technologies), from 2013 – 2015.

Julie Whalen

Ms. Julie P. Whalen serves as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. She has served as the Company’s Acting Chief Financial Officer since March 2012, as Treasurer since 2011, and as Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller since 2006-2012. She also served as the Company’s Vice President, Corporate Controller from 2003 until 2006. Ms. Whalen began her career in public accounting with KPMG. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a law degree from Pepperdine University.

Marta Benson

Ms. Marta Benson is appointed as President - the Pottery Barn brand of the company effective March 31, 2017. Marta Benson has served as Executive Vice President, Pottery Barn Merchandising and Visual Merchandising, since 2015, and from 2011 to 2015, she served as Senior Vice President, Business Development. Marta spearheaded Williams-Sonoma, Inc.’s acquisition of Portland-based lighting and house-parts brand Rejuvenation in 2011, and led its integration and growth strategy for four years. Additionally, she conceptualized the internal start-up of Mark and Graham, the company’s high growth personalized gift business, which launched in November 2012. Prior to joining WSI in 2011, Marta served as CEO of Gumps.

James Brett

Mr. James W. Brett, Jr. serves as President of West Elm Brand, a subsidiary of the company since 2010. He was Chief Merchandising Manager, Urban Outfitters, Inc., from 2007 – 2010. Merchandise Manager, Anthropology, Urban Outfitters, Inc., from 2003 – 2007.

Janet Hayes

Ms. Janet M. Hayes serves as President of Williams-Sonoma Brand of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., since March 20, 2013. She was President, Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen Brands, from 2010 – 2013. Executive Vice President, Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen Brands, from 2008 – 2010. Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager, Pottery Barn, from 2007 – 2008.

Jennifer Kellor

Ms. Jennifer Kellor is appointed as President - Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen brands of the company effective March 31, 2017. Jennifer Kellor has served as Executive Vice President, Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen Merchandising and Visual Merchandising, since 2016. From 2011 to 2016, she served as Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager for Pottery Barn Kids, and from 2010 to 2011, she served in a similar role for PBteen. From 1997 to 2010, Jennifer held various positions in the Pottery Barn Brands organization.

Jeff Howie

Mr. Jeff Howie is appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer - Pottery Barn Brands of the company effective March 31, 2017. Jeff Howie has served as Executive Vice President, Pottery Barn Brands Inventory Management and Brand Finance, since 2016. From 2013 to 2016, he served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Inventory Management for the Williams Sonoma brand. From 2008 to 2013, he served as Senior Vice President, Inventory Management, for Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen. From 2002 to 2008, Jeff held various Inventory Management positions for Pottery Barn Kids.

David King

Mr. David Randolph King serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., since 2011. He served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, from 2010 – 2011. Vice President, Associate General Counsel, from 2006 – 2010. Director, Associate General Counsel, from 2004 – 2006.

Rose Bravo

Ms. Rose Marie Bravo, CBE is an Independent Director of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., since June 17, 2011. Ms. Bravo Member of the Compensation Committee Vice Chairman, Burberry Group plc (apparel and accessories), from 2006 – 2007. Chief Executive Officer, Burberry Group plc, from 1997 – 2006. President, Saks Fifth Avenue (specialty department store), from 1992 – 1997. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of I. Magnin, a former division of R.H. Macy & Co. (specialty department store), from 1987 – 1992 Director, Tiffany & Co. (jewelry) since 1997. Director, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (beauty products) since 2003.

Adrian Dillon

Mr. Adrian T. Dillon is No Longer Independent Director of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Effective May 31st 2017. He is Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Skype Limited (video and voice communications software), from 2010 – 2011 Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration, and Chief Financial Officer, Agilent Technologies, Inc. (technology testing and analysis solutions), from 2001 – 2010 Chairman, WNS (Holdings) Limited (outsourcing services) since 2014, Vice Chairman 2013 – 2014, Director since 2012 Director, Wonga, Inc. (digital finance), from 2013 – 2015. Director, NDS Group Ltd. (pay television software), from 2011 – 2012. Director, Verigy Ltd. (semiconductors), from 2006 – 2007.

Anthony Greener

Sir Anthony Armitage Greener is an Independent Director of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Mr. Greener is a Member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee Chairman, The Minton Trust (charity) since 2006. Director, WNS (Holdings) Limited (outsourcing services) since 2007. Chairman, The St. Giles Trust (charity) since 2008. Trustee, United Learning (education) since 2013. Director, The United Church Schools Trust (education), from 2005 – 2013. Chairman, Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (education), from 2002 – 2008. Deputy Chairman, British Telecommunications plc (telecommunications), from 2000 – 2006. Chairman, Diageo plc (spirits, beer and wine), from 1997 – 2000. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Guinness plc (beer and spirits), from 1992 – 1997.

Ted Hall

Mr. Ted W. Hall is No Longer Independent Director of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Effective May 31st 2017. He is Member of the Audit and Finance Committee CEO & President, Long Meadow Ranch & Affiliates (food and wine) since 1994 Managing Director, Mayacamas Associates (consulting) since 2000. Director, Basic American Inc. (specialty foods) since 2010. Director, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (entertainment products), from 2007 – 2013. Director, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc. (coffee, tea and related products), from 2008 – 2012. Chairman, Tambourine, Inc. (specialty music production and distribution), from 1998 – 2007. Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Robert Mondavi Corporation (wine), from 2003 – 2005. Various leadership roles, McKinsey & Company (consulting), from 1972 – 2000. Member of Shareholder Committee (McKinsey’s board of directors), McKinsey & Company, from 1988 – 2000.

Sabrina Simmons

Ms. Sabrina Louise Simmons is an Independent Director of Company., since January 28, 2015. Ms. Simmons is Member of the Audit and Finance Committee Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, The Gap, Inc. (clothing), since 2008. Executive Vice President, Corporate Finance, 2007 – 2008, Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasurer, 2003 – 2007, Vice President and Treasurer, 2001 – 2003, The Gap, Inc. Director, e.l.f. Cosmetics, Inc. (cosmetics) since 2016.

Jerry Stritzke

Mr. Jerry D. Stritzke is an Independent Director of the company. He is also President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Recreational Equipment, Inc. (specialty outdoor gear), since September 2013. President and Chief Operations Officer, Coach, Inc. (accessories), from 2008 – September 2013. Chief Operations Officer and Co- Leader, Victoria’s Secret, 2006 – 2007, Chief Executive Officer, Mast Industries, 2001 – 2006, Senior Vice President Operations, 1999 – 2001, Limited Brands, Inc. (clothing). Director, Lululemon Athletica, Inc. (yoga apparel), from 2012 – 2013.

Lorraine Twohill

Ms. Lorraine Twohill is No Longer Independent Director of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Effective May 31st 2017. Ms. Twohill is Chair of the Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee and member of the Compensation Committee. Head of Global Marketing, Google Inc. (Internet search, advertising) since 2009. Head of Marketing Europe, Middle East and Africa, Google Inc. from 2003 – 2009 Director, Telegraph Media Group (newspapers) since 2009.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Adrian Bellamy

708,939

Laura Alber

13,823,400

Julie Whalen

3,478,320

Marta Benson

--

James Brett

6,675,930

Janet Hayes

5,338,820

Jennifer Kellor

--

Jeff Howie

--

David King

--

Rose Bravo

230,212

Adrian Dillon

293,805

Anthony Greener

243,090

Ted Hall

239,236

Sabrina Simmons

238,998

Jerry Stritzke

223,733

Lorraine Twohill

242,632
As Of  28 Jan 2017