West Elm Names New President

Day Kornbluth joins the division of Williams Sonoma, Inc., from Ralph Lauren Home where she served as global brand president.
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Williams-Sonoma, Inc., has named Day Kornbluth as president of West Elm. She most recently served as the global brand president of Ralph Lauren Home. 

In her new role at West Elm, Kornbluth’s expertise will help expand West Elm’s brand reach while strengthening the brand’s core values of bringing inspiring and sustainable product design at a great value to customers, the retailer said. Kornbluth will report to Laura Alber, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. president and CEO, and join the brand on April 3.

“The strength of the West Elm brand represents an incredible opportunity,” Kornbluth said. “I am thrilled to be joining this talented team and build on the strong foundations of this business to drive growth.”

“Day’s proven track-record and previous success growing home furnishing brands make her the ideal candidate to run the West Elm brand,” said Alber. “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.”