Laura J.  Alber net worth and biography

Laura Alber Biography and Net Worth

A driving force in the growth of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Laura Alber has served as the company's president and chief executive officer since 2010. In her tenure at WSI, Alber has held various leadership roles, executing effective growth strategies, strengthening brand recognition, and bolstering profits for the company's portfolio of multi-channel brands.

As the company continues to innovate, launch new businesses and expand product offerings, she has extended the WSI imprint into new categories with introductions such as Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, PBdorm and most recently new growth opportunities — West Elm and West Elm Market, Mark and Graham, Rejuvenation and the WS Agrarian collection.

Alber considers WSI to be at the poignant intersection of superior lifestyle merchandising and state-of-the-art analytics, positioning the company to outperform competitor lifestyle brands. Through her leadership, she fosters a strong collaborative culture, which she believes is fundamental to continued growth and international expansion.

Alber believes that WSI's portfolio of global brands, paired with its collaborative and creative culture, and the focus on the customer, is positioning WSI to be "Tomorrow's Retailer."

"Our customers love their homes, and we have a singular focus on helping make them a reflection of who they are," says Alber. This commitment is evident across all WSI brands and Alber believes each brand's unique design aesthetic and price-point differentiation enable the company to address a broad spectrum of customers' personal styles, needs and life stages.

Alber currently serves as a director of Fitbit, Inc. She received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

What is Laura J. Alber's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Laura J. Alber is at least $157.03 million as of May 15th, 2024. Ms. Alber owns 555,550 shares of Williams-Sonoma stock worth more than $157,031,763 as of May 30th. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other investments that Ms. Alber may own. Additionally, Ms. Alber receives an annual salary of $9,700,000.00 as CEO at Williams-Sonoma. Learn More about Laura J. Alber's net worth.

How old is Laura J. Alber?

Ms. Alber is currently 55 years old. There are 4 older executives and no younger executives at Williams-Sonoma. Learn More on Laura J. Alber's age.

What is Laura J. Alber's salary?

As the CEO of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Ms. Alber earns $9,700,000.00 per year. Learn More on Laura J. Alber's salary.

How do I contact Laura J. Alber?

The corporate mailing address for Ms. Alber and other Williams-Sonoma executives is 3250 VAN NESS AVENUE, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94109. Williams-Sonoma can also be reached via phone at (415) 421-7900 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Laura J. Alber's contact information.

Has Laura J. Alber been buying or selling shares of Williams-Sonoma?

During the last ninety days, Laura J. Alber has sold $6,370,600.00 of Williams-Sonoma stock. Most recently, Laura Alber sold 20,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $318.53, for a transaction totalling $6,370,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 555,550 shares of the company's stock, valued at $176,959,341.50. Learn More on Laura J. Alber's trading history.

Who are Williams-Sonoma's active insiders?

Williams-Sonoma's insider roster includes Laura Alber (CEO), Alex Bellos (Insider), Marta Benson (Insider), David King (EVP), Ryan Ross (Insider), Sabrina Simmons (Director), Karalyn Smith (EVP), and Julie Whalen (CFO). Learn More on Williams-Sonoma's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Williams-Sonoma?

During the last year, insiders at the specialty retailer sold shares 14 times. They sold a total of 229,997 shares worth more than $46,478,814.95. The most recent insider tranaction occured on May, 24th when EVP David Randolph King sold 10,000 shares worth more than $2,878,500.00. Insiders at Williams-Sonoma own 1.5% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Williams-Sonoma.

Information on this page was last updated on 5/24/2024.

Laura J. Alber Insider Trading History at Williams-Sonoma

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
5/15/2024Sell20,000$318.53$6,370,600.00555,550View SEC Filing Icon  
3/15/2024Sell20,000$283.74$5,674,800.00505,509View SEC Filing Icon  
1/16/2024Sell20,000$201.92$4,038,400.00525,509View SEC Filing Icon  
11/14/2023Sell18,189$154.92$2,817,839.88545,509View SEC Filing Icon  
11/9/2023Sell1,811$150.00$271,650.00563,698View SEC Filing Icon  
9/25/2023Sell100,000$150.00$15,000,000.00565,835View SEC Filing Icon  
9/9/2022Sell20,000$150.43$3,008,600.00501,653View SEC Filing Icon  
8/8/2022Sell40,000$151.94$6,077,600.00525,113View SEC Filing Icon  
3/7/2022Sell20,000$152.04$3,040,800.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/5/2022Sell25,000$159.15$3,978,750.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/13/2021Sell10,000$171.90$1,719,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/12/2021Sell15,000$208.71$3,130,650.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/12/2021Sell10,000$171.55$1,715,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/14/2021Sell15,000$178.12$2,671,800.00509,236View SEC Filing Icon  
8/12/2021Sell15,000$164.26$2,463,900.00522,974View SEC Filing Icon  
7/12/2021Sell15,000$164.04$2,460,600.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/14/2021Sell5,000$166.78$833,900.00543,962View SEC Filing Icon  
4/12/2021Sell25,000$177.09$4,427,250.00382,309View SEC Filing Icon  
2/12/2021Sell10,000$126.77$1,267,700.00399,620View SEC Filing Icon  
1/12/2021Sell15,000$115.36$1,730,400.00414,294View SEC Filing Icon  
12/14/2020Sell15,000$106.08$1,591,200.00420,112View SEC Filing Icon  
10/15/2020Sell35,000$103.93$3,637,550.00466,702View SEC Filing Icon  
8/17/2020Sell15,000$95.78$1,436,700.00470,238View SEC Filing Icon  
7/16/2020Sell20,000$84.55$1,691,000.00489,061View SEC Filing Icon  
6/16/2020Sell15,000$84.17$1,262,550.00517,602View SEC Filing Icon  
5/18/2020Sell17,699$70.24$1,243,177.76519,582View SEC Filing Icon  
5/12/2020Sell2,301$70.03$161,139.03537,281View SEC Filing Icon  
4/23/2020Sell9,177$55.07$505,377.39440,462View SEC Filing Icon  
2/18/2020Sell15,000$74.19$1,112,850.00414,597View SEC Filing Icon  
1/17/2020Sell20,000$76.71$1,534,200.00376,261View SEC Filing Icon  
12/16/2019Sell15,000$69.70$1,045,500.00399,531View SEC Filing Icon  
10/17/2019Sell35,000$70.57$2,469,950.00411,861View SEC Filing Icon  
3/19/2018Sell97,965$54.21$5,310,682.65264,621View SEC Filing Icon  
8/29/2016Sell80,000$53.19$4,255,200.00307,860View SEC Filing Icon  
11/25/2014Sell25,929$74.32$1,927,043.28View SEC Filing Icon  
3/18/2014Sell27,583$66.26$1,827,649.58133,589View SEC Filing Icon  
9/17/2013Sell24,580$57.51$1,413,595.80133,589View SEC Filing Icon  
6/11/2013Sell68,414$54.16$3,705,302.24View SEC Filing Icon  
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Williams-Sonoma Company Overview

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as an omni-channel specialty retailer of various products for home. It offers cooking, dining, and entertaining products, such as cookware, tools, electrics, cutlery, tabletop and bar, outdoor, furniture, and a library of cookbooks under the Williams Sonoma Home brand, as well as home furnishings and decorative accessories under the Williams Sonoma lifestyle brand; and furniture, bedding, lighting, rugs, table essentials, and decorative accessories under the Pottery Barn brand. The company also provides home decor products under the West Elm brand; kids accessories under the Pottery Barn Kids brand; and an organic bedding to multi-purpose furniture under the Pottery Barn Teen brand. In addition, it offers made-to-order lighting, hardware, furniture, and home decors inspired by history under the Rejuvenation brand; personalized products and custom gifts under the Mark and Graham brand; and colorful and vintage-inspired heirloom products under the GreenRow, as well as operates a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry under the Outward brand. The company markets its products through e-commerce websites, direct-mail catalogs, and retail stores. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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