CLEVELAND - Great Lakes Integrated (GLI), headquartered here, announces the appointment of Scot D. Adkins as the company’s new President and Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Adkins is a long-time veteran of the printing and packaging industry according to Mr. James R. Schultz, Chairman of the Board and CEO of GLI. “Scot brings a wealth of printing knowledge and management expertise to our company and to our broad range of regional, national and international clients. I have known Scot for many years through our involvement in various professional printing organizations, and he is ideally suited to lead GLI’s day-to-day operations going forward. We look forward to his contributions,” he says.
Mr. Schultz explains that as the entire marketing industry is continually changing, Great Lakes Integrated has evolved into a multi-channel marketing execution company to serve clients’ needs, with an emphasis on marketing technology, fulfillment services, and print, mobile, email and web production.
Mr. Adkins steps into this new role at GLI, ready to deliver multi-channel solutions, using his strong background of senior management leadership. He was most recently President/CEO for Rohrer Corporation in Wadsworth, Ohio, from 2003 to 2016, a multi-plant packaging company producing high visibility consumer packaging in North America.
From 2002 to 2003, he was Vice President, Commercial Sales at St. Ives in Cleveland, a company providing commercial printing services across the United States. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Adkins served as Vice President of Membership & Marketing for the trade association, Printing Industries of America, Northern Kentucky and Ohio. Prior to that, he was Operations Manager at Rohrich Corporation in Akron, Ohio, from 1990 to 2000, a premium quality commercial printing company.
Mr. Adkins attended the Rochester Institute of Technology, in Rochester, New York, where he received a B.A. in Industrial Management/Printing Management, and an A.S. in Applied Science Technology. He also received additional coursework at University of Michigan Executive Education, and Kent State University – The Corporate University.