Re-branding Reflects Unique Ability To Provide Integrated Single-Source
Daniel L. Knotts Named Group President RR Donnelley With Responsibility
Global Sales, Manufacturing, Logistics, Financial Services And Business
Process Outsourcing Operations
CHICAGO, June 21 /CNW/ -- R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE: RRD) today
announced that it has unified its printing and related services offerings
under the single RR Donnelley brand. Moore Wallace, Moore Canada, Moore
Response Marketing, Moore (in Latin America), OfficeTiger and the company's
network of North American commercial printing facilities have been re-branded
as RR Donnelley. The renaming reflects RR Donnelley's unique ability to
provide fully integrated single-source solutions that span a complete range of
printing and service capabilities. The company also announced that Daniel L.
Knotts has been named Group President RR Donnelley, with responsibility for
global sales, manufacturing, logistics, financial services and business
process outsourcing operations.
"Customers draw on RR Donnelley for an unmatched set of capabilities that
enable them to enjoy the cost savings and efficiencies associated with end-to-
end solutions," said Thomas J. Quinlan III, RR Donnelley's President and Chief
Executive Officer. "This re-branding reflects our ability to help our
customers achieve strategic advantage by accessing RR Donnelley's global
Chief Operating Officer John Paloian added, "We have built a unique
platform and integrated our offering through proprietary value-added systems
such as our CustomPoint(TM) Internet-based print management tool. This
renaming reflects the consolidated expertise and capabilities that the RR
Donnelley brand represents worldwide."
Mr. Paloian continued, "We continue to refine the 'one RR Donnelley'
strategy that provides us competitive advantage and delivers exceptional value
to our customers. Under Dan Knotts' experienced leadership we will continue to
accelerate the integration of all of our global operations and recent
acquisitions that have dramatically expanded our flexibility, reach, scale and
Mr. Knotts has been the Chief Operating Officer of RR Donnelley's Global
Print Solutions Group since 2006. Mr. Knotts joined RR Donnelley in 1986 and
has served in a series of senior sales, manufacturing, accounting, financial,
and general management roles at RR Donnelley, including as Group Executive
Vice President of the company's Publishing and Retail Services operations.
The brand names Moore Wallace, an RR Donnelley company; Moore Canada, an
RR Donnelley Moore Wallace Partnership; Moore; OfficeTiger and commercial
printing facility names -- each with the sub-brand "an RR Donnelley company"
have connoted leading positions in direct mail strategy and execution,
business process outsourcing, labels, complex print-and-mail and data driven
fulfillment services, commercial printing and forms production. Associated
with this re-branding is a non-cash pre-tax charge of approximately $315
million reflecting the write-down of the Moore Wallace, Moore Canada and other
trade names intangible assets.
About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (NYSE: RRD) is the world's premier full-service provider of
print and related services, including business process outsourcing. Founded
more than 140 years ago, the company provides solutions in commercial
printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, labels, forms,
logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management,
online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database
management to customers in the publishing, healthcare, advertising, retail,
technology, financial services and many other industries. The largest
companies in the world and others rely on RR Donnelley's scale, scope and
insight through a comprehensive range of online tools, variable printing
services and market-specific solutions. For more information, visit the
company's web site at http://www.rrdonnelley.com.
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the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are
cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements and
any such forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by
reference to the following cautionary statements. All forward-looking
statements speak only as of the date of this news release and are based on
current expectations and involve a number of assumptions, risks and
uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from
such forward-looking statements. Readers are strongly encouraged to read the
full cautionary statements contained in RR Donnelley's filings with the SEC.
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