Press Release: Quad Announces Executive Leadership Promotions
David J. Honan has been promoted to Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, responsible for overseeing accounting, finance, treasury, tax, risk and investor relations for Quad/Graphics. Currently, Honan is the company's Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to joining Quad/Graphics, Honan worked as Vice President, General Manager and CFO for Journal Community Publishing Group, a subsidiary of Milwaukee-based media conglomerate Journal Communications. His other career experience includes Vice President of Investor Relations for Newell Rubbermaid and Senior Audit Manager at Arthur Andersen.
"Dave joined our company in 2009 as a seasoned business executive with vast accounting, financial, investor relations and business development experience, all of which has proved invaluable as we have evolved our organization," Quadracci said. "He is an extremely capable, effective leader who has been instrumental in our successful integrations of Worldcolor and Vertis, and in developing a high-performing finance and accounting organization. Dave has worked directly with John Fowler across all of the CFO functions for more than a year now and is well prepared to drive this critical area of our company."
Thomas J. Frankowski has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, responsible for leading the company's U.S. magazine, catalog, retail insert, book and directory business units. Building on his current role as Executive Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, Frankowski will continue to oversee manufacturing and distribution operations while also taking on responsibility for revenue-generation, cost management and overall profitability of these business units. He also will work closely with the company's other business unit leaders in commercial and specialty, packaging, direct mail and media solutions to ensure the company maintains appropriate focus on its clients' business goals. Frankowski will remain President of Quad/Graphics Europe.
"During his 35-year career with Quad/Graphics, Tom has been central to advancing our operations and revenue-generating solutions," Quadracci said. "Tom helped build Quad/Graphics' industry-leading Imaging network - the foundation for the company's rapidly evolving Media Solutions business today. Further, his print manufacturing roots, combined with his strong leadership, strategy planning and execution skills, and extensive client relationships, make him the ideal choice for our company's Chief Operating Officer."