Former Pottery Barn President to Lead RH New Business Development

Stangl was previously at Williams-Sonoma Inc. for 23 years
May 15, 2017Andrea Lillo

RH 225 logoCORTE MADERA, Calif.—RH appointed Sandra Stangl as president of new business development, where she will oversee future growth strategies that will leverage RH’s proprietary multi-channel platform.

Stangl was previously at Williams-Sonoma Inc. for 23 years, most recently serving as president of the Pottery Barn brand since 2008. She resigned in March.

“I’ve had the pleasure of previously working with Sandra for seven years, and have remained an admirer of her work leading the development and growth of the Pottery Barn collection of brands to nearly $3 billion as its president,” said Gary Friedman, chairman and CEO of RH.

“I’m thrilled to join the RH team, who I believe is reimagining and redefining the retail experience,” said Stangl. “I couldn’t be more excited to be contributing towards the continued growth of this dynamic company.”

At Williams-Sonoma Inc., Stangl ascended through the ranks at Pottery Barn and played important roles in leading the conceptualization and development of the Pottery Barn Kids and Teen brands, in addition to leading the development and growth of the flagship Pottery Barn brand.

Andrea LilloAndrea Lillo | Senior Editor

Andrea Lillo has written about a variety of topics, from beer gardens in Queens to kitchen design trends to residential caves. Having joined Home Furnishings News in 2006, she serves as Fashion Editor.


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