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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 29, 2011
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(b) In its ongoing effort to better serve the diverse needs of its client base, Quad/Graphics, Inc. announces the restructuring of its U.S. Sales team into two main groups: Marketing Solutions and Publishing Solutions. Using a customer-centric approach, these groups will help Marketers and Publishers take maximum advantage of the Company's full range of integrated multichannel solutions to help them better engage end users and drive improved response.
The Marketing Solutions team will sell the Company's complete continuum of integrated solutions for Catalog, Direct Mail and Retail Insert clients, while the Publishing Solutions team will concentrate on integrated solutions for Magazine, Special Interest Publication and Book clients. Both Sales organizations will be united under the leadership of Dave Blais, Executive Vice President, and collaborate with the Company's other print and service Sales teams to provide a unified sales approach.
In addition to providing a more customer-focused experience, this restructuring is consistent with the Company's ongoing initiatives to integrate operations following its July 2, 2010, acquisition of World Color Press Inc. The Company remains on track with the integration, which is focused on streamlining operations to improve efficiencies and ROI for clients and to create long-term value for shareholders. As a result of today's announced restructuring and the Company's ongoing integration efforts, the Company also announces that Brian Freschi, President of Retail Inserts, Directories, Books & Canada, will no longer be employed by the Company, effective November 29, 2011.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
November 29, 2011
/s/ Andrew R. Schiesl
Andrew R. Schiesl
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary