Williams Sonoma Division President Departs

As Ryan Ross leaves the home specialty retailer, Felix Carbullido will take over as the company's new top executive.
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Ryan Ross, president of the Williams Sonoma brand has left the retailer to assume a leadership position at another company, the identity of which was not immediately revealed.

Effective immediately, Felix Carbullido will assume the role of president, Williams Sonoma brand. Since 2014, he served as the company’s chief marketing officer, leading marketing strategy and operations across Williams-Sonoma, Inc.’s portfolio of brands.

Carbullido joined the company in 2009 with a breadth of merchandising, e-commerce, and marketing expertise, as vice president, Pottery Barn E-commerce; and was promoted in 2011 to senior vice president, Pottery Barn DTC, overseeing all aspects of the brand’s online and catalog business.

“I am excited for the future growth opportunities we see in the Williams Sonoma brand with Felix at the helm,” said Laura Alber, president and CEO of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. “He has built an incredibly talented marketing organization, and together we will launch an internal and external search for our next CMO.