Quad/Graphics Streamlines Organizational Structure To Align With Clients’ Integrated Marketing And Publishing Needs
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Press release from the issuing company
SUSSEX, Wis. - Quad/Graphics, Inc., a leading global provider of print and media solutions, announced it has streamlined its organizational structure to better serve the evolving needs of marketers and publishers in today’s multimedia world.
“Marketing and publishing have been completely upended by the explosion of media options,” said Joel Quadracci, Quad/Graphics Chairman, President & CEO. “We recognize that our clients need to connect content across channels and measure how each channel influences and impacts the other. To accomplish this goal they are rethinking organizational structures and eliminating silos, and we are no different. We are evolving our organizational structure to align with our clients’ evolving needs. Our goal is to make it easier for our clients to take advantage of our full continuum of integrated solutions to help them generate increased engagement, response and revenues while reducing their total cost of production and distribution. Our streamlined organizational structure will contribute to an overall better client experience, while also helping Quad/Graphics realize improved efficiencies and cost-savings.”
The following individuals assume new Company leadership roles, effective immediately:
Eric Steinbach has been promoted to President of Publishing Solutions, responsible for long-run consumer Publications, Special Interest Publications, Books and Directories. Quad/Graphics’ Publishing Solutions create client value from integrated solutions that increase reader engagement, streamline production services and reduce costs.
Most recently, Steinbach served as Quad/Graphics’ General Manager of Retail Inserts & Directories. A 31-year veteran of the printing industry, Steinbach is well-versed in every aspect of the print-production process, from sales and customer service to manufacturing and distribution. The majority of his experience – 20-plus years – is in executive-level management for publication, book and directory production.
Tim Ohnmacht has been promoted to President of Marketing Solutions, responsible for Retail Inserts, Catalogs, Direct Mail and Commercial & Specialty. Quad/Graphics’ Marketing Solutions create client value from integrated solutions that help increase consumer engagement, revenue and cost-savings opportunities in a variety of vertical industries including retail, automotive, healthcare, financial and insurance.
Most recently, Ohnmacht served as General Manager of Publications & Catalogs. A 21-year veteran of Quad/Graphics, Ohnmacht understands the challenges and opportunities facing today’s marketers, drawing on his experience in a variety of executive-level positions in sales, marketing and operations.
Steinbach and Ohnmacht report to Tom Frankowski, Chief Operating Officer, and will collaborate with:
The company also announced:
“Our streamlined organizational structure is a natural step in our journey to transform Quad/Graphics,” Quadracci said. “Beyond the value it creates for our clients, it will allow for quick and nimble decision-making; accelerate the implementation of best practices, including Continuous Improvement and Lean methodologies that eliminate waste; and sustainably reduce costs by removing operational and administrative redundancies, and process inefficiencies. In short, it will enable us to continue to generate value for the Company and our shareholders despite ongoing industry challenges.”
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