R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE: RRD) (“RRD” or the “Company”) today
announced that Elif Sagsen-Ercel has joined the Company as Chief
Strategy and Transformation Officer. Sagsen-Ercel’s appointment
reinforces the Company’s ongoing commitment to building a diverse and
skilled leadership team to execute its long-term growth strategy and
drive value for clients and stakeholders.
In this new role, Sagsen-Ercel will be responsible for partnering with
the RRD executive leadership team to drive the ongoing execution of the
Company’s growth strategy as a marketing and business communications
company. Reporting directly to RRD’s President and Chief Executive
Officer, Dan Knotts, Sagsen-Ercel will play a pivotal role as the
Company helps its clients manage the full range of interactions that
they have with their customers across every communications touch point.
Previously, Sagsen-Ercel served as Vice President of Strategy for
Fortune Brands, where she led the development and execution of growth
strategies across a diversified portfolio of businesses. Prior to that,
Sagsen-Ercel held leadership roles in strategy and business development
at Hillshire Brands and Sara Lee Corporation, as well as global
consulting roles with Booz & Company and Deloitte.
“Elif’s extensive experience in developing and executing
transformational growth strategies is a great fit for RRD as we continue
to advance our strategy,” said Knotts. “Elif brings key skills that
complement our talented and experienced leadership team and will provide
important strategic support as we continue to enhance and expand our
capabilities as a leading marketing and business communications company.”
Sagsen-Ercel earned her BA in Economics at Bo?aziçi University and an
MBA from University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
RRD is a leading global provider of multichannel business communications
services and marketing solutions. With more than 50,000 customers and
43,000 employees across 34 countries, RRD offers the industry’s most
comprehensive offering of solutions designed to help companies—from Main
Street to Wall Street—optimize customer engagement and streamline
business operations across the complete customer journey. RRD offers a
comprehensive portfolio of capabilities, experience and scale that
enables organizations around the world to create, manage, deliver, and
optimize their marketing and business communications strategies.
For more information, visit RRD’s website at www.rrd.com.
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