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Eric Ashworth

Quad EVP, Product Solutions & Market Strategy

As Executive Vice President of Product & Market Strategy, Eric works closely with CEO Joel Quadracci and executive peers to define Quad’s growth, product development and acquisition strategies. Additionally, he leads our agency and marketing solutions businesses to help evolve Quad’s strategic relationships into cross media connected experiences. Eric is a growth-focused leader with more than 25 years in business. Before joining Quad in 2015, he was President of SGK, Inc. (parent company of Anthem Worldwide, BrandImage and Schawk!). He joined SGK in 2003 and held positions as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Growth Officer before becoming president in 2012. Previously, Eric co-founded BlueMint Associates, a strategic marketing services agency that was acquired by SGK. Eric also has served in various marketing roles with companies including Colgate-Palmolive, The Clorox Corporation and Levi Strauss & Co. Eric holds an MBA from the University of San Francisco and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from San Francisco State. He is a board member for Rise Interactive and the Chicago Children’s Choir.