SAN FRANCISCO —Williams-Sonoma, Inc. introduced that Monica Bhargava has been promoted to president of the Pottery Barn model.
Most lately, Bhargava was chief design officer for Williams-Sonoma, Inc. She has spent 23 years within the firm and has taken on an more and more bigger management scope over time.
“I’m honored to tackle this management function and propel the subsequent section of development for Pottery Barn,” stated Bhargava. “I look ahead to collaborating with our groups whereas we honor the wealthy heritage of this iconic model and pave the best way in the direction of an thrilling future.”
As chief design officer, Bhargava led the Pottery Barn visible merchandising and images groups whereas growing product in partnership with the model’s in-house design groups.
“Monica’s design management and product improvement experience have been instrumental to the expansion of our manufacturers, together with Pottery Barn,” stated Laura Alber, president and CEO of Williams-Sonoma Inc. “Her means to pair her distinctive style and inventive imaginative and prescient with a commercially minded method to product improvement has resulted in numerous contributions to our firm and infinite inspiration for our prospects.”
“Monica has been a strategic associate main the evolution of Pottery Barn’s product assortments and broadening the aesthetics our model addresses,” stated Pottery Barn CEO Marta Benson. “Her designs have contributed materially to model development initiatives, significantly in furnishings, out of doors and inside the PB Residence/small areas collections. Her ardour for design and talent to create merchandise that improve our prospects’ lives at house is unmatched.”