San Francisco -- Williams-Sonoma announced the hiring of Ronald R. Young as senior VP global. Young will grow the portfolio of Williams-Sonoma brands outside the United States.
“Global expansion is one of our most important initiatives, and I’m pleased to have Ron Young, with his more than 30 years experience in global markets, leading our continued growth,” said Williams-Sonoma CEO and president Laura Alber. “Ron’s deep understanding of the global retail landscape, and his financial discipline are the ideal combination of skills and experience to lead our global strategy.”
Young’s extensive experience in global markets includes positions at Pepsi-Cola, Gap, Inc., Express, and most recently Children’s Place.