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Marta  Benson net worth and biography

Marta Benson Biography and Net Worth

Insider of Williams-Sonoma

Marta Benson is the President of Pottery Barn.

Benson has spent the past four years revitalizing the heritage brand, with a clear vision of establishing Pottery Barn as America's most meaningful, beautiful design source by bringing together good products, people and values. She has led a sweeping digital transformation, effectively evolving the brand beyond catalogs and retail and accelerating digital growth during disruptive times. She has also honed the brand's core pillars, amplifying inspiration, quality, sustainability and service every day and in everything Pottery Barn does.

Benson joined Williams-Sonoma, Inc. in 2011 where, in her prior role as SVP, Strategy and Business Development, she spearheaded the acquisition of Rejuvenation, a Portland-based lighting and house-parts brand. She also incubated and developed Mark and Graham, a personalized gift-giving brand celebrating the artful mingling of typography and design.

Benson brings more than 30 years of retail, merchandising and marketing experience with both start-up and legacy brands that all share a commitment to quality. Some of her additional career highlights include serving as CEO of Gump's, where she was hired to lead the turnaround of the 150-year-old San Francisco brand, and driving exponential growth at Restoration Hardware, where she took the brand from 10 to 100 stores—and its direct-to-consumer business from zero dollars to $220 million—in just six years.

Benson holds a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Wesleyan University.

What is Marta Benson's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Marta Benson is at least $11.29 million as of November 21st, 2023. Ms. Benson owns 48,864 shares of Williams-Sonoma stock worth more than $11,287,095 as of February 26th. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other investments that Ms. Benson may own. Additionally, Ms. Benson receives an annual salary of $3,220,000.00 as Insider at Williams-Sonoma. Learn More about Marta Benson's net worth.

How old is Marta Benson?

Ms. Benson is currently 61 years old. There are 6 older executives and no younger executives at Williams-Sonoma. The oldest executive at Williams-Sonoma is Ms. Vicki D. McWilliams, Executive Vice President of Retail & Business Sales, who is 66 years old. Learn More on Marta Benson's age.

What is Marta Benson's salary?

As the Insider of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Ms. Benson earns $3,220,000.00 per year. The highest earning executive at Williams-Sonoma is Ms. Laura J. Alber, President, CEO & Director, who commands a salary of $5,320,000.00 per year. Learn More on Marta Benson's salary.

How do I contact Marta Benson?

The corporate mailing address for Ms. Benson 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 Marta Benson's contact information.

Has Marta Benson been buying or selling shares of Williams-Sonoma?

Marta Benson has not been actively trading shares of Williams-Sonoma during the last ninety days. Most recently, Marta Benson sold 5,374 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $178.86, for a transaction totalling $961,193.64. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 48,864 shares of the company's stock, valued at $8,739,815.04. Learn More on Marta Benson'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 8 times. They sold a total of 158,852 shares worth more than $25,047,495.89. The most recent insider tranaction occured on January, 16th when CEO Laura Alber sold 20,000 shares worth more than $4,038,400.00. Insiders at Williams-Sonoma own 1.7% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Williams-Sonoma.

Information on this page was last updated on 1/16/2024.

Marta Benson Insider Trading History at Williams-Sonoma

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
11/21/2023Sell5,374$178.86$961,193.6448,864View SEC Filing Icon  
8/28/2023Sell10,000$140.68$1,406,800.0054,238View SEC Filing Icon  
12/2/2022Sell10,000$114.88$1,148,800.0033,477View SEC Filing Icon  
10/7/2021Sell2,798$172.08$481,479.84View SEC Filing Icon  
6/4/2021Sell30,000$165.47$4,964,100.0045,998View SEC Filing Icon  
6/2/2020Sell12,000$82.70$992,400.0024,627View SEC Filing Icon  
6/18/2019Sell5,000$61.60$308,000.0017,061View 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; and women's and men's accessories, travel, entertaining and bar, home décor, and seasonal items under the Mark and Graham brand, as well as operates a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. 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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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave
Marc Chaikin warned people about NVDA before its 2023 bull run - now he’s naming his next pick or the AI tidal wave. Learn more here.
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