Quad/Graphics Elects Kathryn Quadracci Flores to Company’s Board of
SUSSEX, Wis. -- December 17, 2013
Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE: QUAD) (“Quad/Graphics” or the “Company”), a global
printer and media channel integrator, has elected Dr. Kathryn Quadracci
Flores, M.D., to its board of directors, effective December 13, 2013. Dr.
Flores fills the board seat formerly occupied by her mother, Betty Ewens
Quadracci, who died Monday, December 9, at age 75.
In addition, Dr. Flores will fill her mother’s trustee position on the
Quad/Graphics Voting Trust, which has majority voting control for
Quad/Graphics. Dr. Flores is one of four trustees. The other long-standing
trustees are Dr. Flores’ sister Elizabeth Quadracci Harned, who, for many
years, worked in sales and management at Quad/Graphics; brother Joel,
Quad/Graphics Chairman, President & CEO; and David Blais, Quad/Graphics
Executive Vice President of Sales and Client Services.
Dr. Flores, a surgeon, is the eldest daughter of the late Harry V. Quadracci
and Betty Ewens Quadracci who launched Quad/Graphics in Pewaukee, Wis., in
1971. Together with a dedicated team of employees, the Quadraccis built the
Company into a printing industry leader. Dr. Flores’ younger brother, Joel,
currently serves as Quad/Graphics’ Chairman, President & CEO.
At present Dr. Flores serves as CEO of Blooming Minds Ventures, LLC, a company
she conceived and co-founded in 2010. The company’s website
(www.bloomingminds.com) provides intellectually adventurous parents with tools
to create a content-heavy home where their children can explore, dream, grow
She also serves on the board of directors for the Windhover Foundation, a
philanthropic organization funded by the Quadracci family. Additionally, she
serves on the board of trustees for Collegiate School of New York, a college
preparatory day school for boys, and the Marymount School of New York, a
college preparatory day school for girls.
Dr. Flores’ previous board experience includes serving on the board of
directors for the Brown University Sports Foundation and the advisory board
for QuadMed, a subsidiary of Quad/Graphics that provides employer-sponsored
healthcare management solutions, including developing and managing on-site
primary care clinics.
Dr. Flores received her Doctor of Medicine from Columbia University School of
Physicians and Surgeons in 1990. While there she was elected to the Alpha
Omega Alpha medical honor society and received the Alan O. Whipple prize for
excellence in surgery. She completed her undergraduate studies at Brown
University where she graduated with honors.
She is married to Dr. Raja Flores, M.D., Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Mount
Sinai Medical Center in New York City. They have three children.
Other members of Quad/Graphics’ board of directors include J. Joel Quadracci,
Chairman, President & CEO of Quad/Graphics; William J. Abraham Jr., Partner,
Foley & Lardner LLP; Douglas P. Buth, Retired Chairman, CEO & President,
Appleton Papers, Inc.; Christopher B. Harned, Managing Director, Investment
Banking Group, M&A Team, Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc.; Thomas O. Ryder, Retired
Chairman & CEO, Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.; and John S. Shiely,
Chairman Emeritus, Briggs & Stratton Corporation and Former Chairman,
President & CEO, Briggs & Stratton Corporation.
A portrait of Dr. Flores is available for download at this link:
Quad/Graphics (NYSE: QUAD), a leading global printer and media channel
integrator, is redefining print in today’s multichannel media world by helping
marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and
connect with other media channels. With consultative ideas, worldwide
capabilities, leading-edge technology and single-source simplicity,
Quad/Graphics has the resources and knowledge to help its clients maximize the
revenue they derive from their marketing spend through channel integration,
and minimize their total cost of production and distribution through a fully
integrated national distribution network. The Company provides a diverse range
of print solutions, media solutions and logistics services from multiple
locations throughout North America, Latin America and Europe.
Investor Relations Contact:
Kelly Vanderboom, 414-566-2464
Vice President & Treasurer
Claire Ho, 414-566-2955
Director of Corporate Communications
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.