Information on Quad’s Audit, Finance and Compensation Committees.
The Board currently has standing audit, finance and compensation committees. Each committee is appointed by and reports to the Board. The Board has adopted, and may amend from time to time, a written Audit Committee Charter, Finance Committee Charter and Compensation Committee Charter, which, among other things, sets forth the committee’s responsibilities. As a controlled company under the corporate governance listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange, the Board is not required to, and does not have, a nominating committee.
The full Board is responsible for the oversight of the Company’s operational and strategic risk management process. The Board oversees a company-wide approach to risk management, carried out by management. The full Board determines the appropriate risk for the Company generally, assesses the specific risks the Company faces and reviews the steps taken by management to manage those risks.
While the full Board maintains the ultimate oversight responsibility for the risk management process, its committees oversee risk in certain specified areas. In particular, the Board relies on its audit committee to address significant financial risk exposures facing the Company and the steps management has taken to monitor, control and report such exposures, with appropriate reporting of these risks to be made to the full Board. The Board relies on its compensation committee to address significant risk exposures facing the Company with respect to compensation and with appropriate reporting of these risks to be made to the full Board. The Board’s role in the Company’s risk oversight has not affected the Board’s leadership structure.
|Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the
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|Douglas P. Buth
|Douglas P. Buth|
Retired Chairman & CEO, Appleton Papers, Inc.
Douglas P. Buth has been a director of Quad/Graphics since 2005. He retired as Chairman; and Chief Executive Officer of Appleton Papers, Inc., a producer of carbonless, thermal, security paper and performance packaging products, and as Chief Executive Officer and President of Paperweight Development Corp., the parent company of Appleton Papers, Inc., in 2005. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Buth had served in a variety of roles at Appleton Papers, Inc., including positions in st...
|Christopher B. Harned |
|Christopher B. Harned|
Partner, Investment Management Team, Arbor Investments
Christopher B. Harned has been a director of Quad/Graphics since 2005. In September 2014, he joined Nomura Securities International, Inc. as a Managing Director, and Head of Consumer Products–Americas. Prior to joining Nomura, he was a Managing Director of the Investment Banking Group M&A team at Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc., starting in January 2012. He previously served as a Partner, Managing Director and Head of the Consumer Products Group of The Cypress Group LLC, a New York City-based pri...
|Kathryn Quadracci Flores, M.D. |
|Kathryn Quadracci Flores, M.D.|
CEO, Blooming Minds Ventures, LLC
Kathryn Quadracci Flores, M.D. has been a director of Quad/Graphics since December 2013. Dr. Flores serves as CEO of Blooming Minds Ventures, LLC, a company she conceived and co-founded in 2010. Dr. Flores serves on the board of directors for the Windhover Foundation, the board of trustees for the Collegiate School of New York and the Marymount School of New York. Dr. Flores previously served on the board of directors for the Brown University Sports Foundation and the advisory board for Quad/...
|Stephen M. Fuller
|Stephen M. Fuller|
Former Senior Vice President & CMO, L.L.Bean Inc.
For the past 15+ years, Steve Fuller served as Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer for L.L.Bean Inc. of Freeport, Maine. In this former role, he led all marketing functions for the company, including branding, advertising, customer satisfaction, e-commerce, partnerships, database analytics and marketing operations. Among Fuller’s many accomplishments at L.L.Bean was serving as lead architect of the 104-year-old cataloger’s transformation into a world-class e-commerce retailer. Under ...
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|John S. Shiely
|John S. Shiely|
Retired Chairman and CEO, Briggs & Stratton Corporation
John S. Shiely has been a director of Quad/Graphics since 1996. He is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Briggs & Stratton Corporation, a producer of air cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer in 2001 and Chairman in 2003, Mr. Shiely had worked for Briggs & Stratton Corporation in various capacities, including Vice President and General Counsel, Executive Vice President – Administration and President, since joining the co...
|John Fowler |
Retired Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President of Global Strategy & Corporate Development, Quad/Graphics
During his long career at Quad/Graphics, Mr. Fowler was instrumental in developing, implementing and financing the company’s profitable growth, both domestically and abroad. Responsible for global strategic planning and business development, he had been involved in Quad’s operations with a concentrated focus on overall business strategy and investment opportunities.
Mr. Fowler began his Quad/Graphics career in 1980 as Vice President & Controller after working as an audit and tax manag...
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