Report: CEO Doug Diemoz Departs Crate and Barrel

Diemoz joined the retailer in 2015
April 17, 2017Andrea Lillo

Doug Diemoz headshotDoug Diemoz
NEW YORK—Crate and Barrel’s CEO Doug Diemoz has left the company after less than two years, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Neela Montgomery, an executive board member at the Otto Group, Crate and Barrel’s parent company, told employees that she would take on “most of Doug’s current responsibilities working closely with Steve ‘Woody’ Woodward, President and Chief Merchant, and Mike Relich, Chief Operating Officer, and the rest of the executive leadership team,” according to an internal memo obtained by the Tribune.

Diemoz, who is involved in a lawsuit with Restoration Hardware over a food and beverage store concept, left earlier last week, the Tribune said.

Diemoz joined the retailer in the summer of 2015, coming from RH, where he was chief development officer. He also held executive roles with the Pottery Barn brand of Williams-Sonoma and the Old Navy division of Gap Inc.

Crate and Barrel couldn’t be reached for comment.

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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