In this role Tom is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive operating growth strategy with direct responsibility for revenue generation, manufacturing and distribution operations, sustainable cost management, and overall profitability and efficiency of the business.
Over the course of his 37-year career with Quad, Tom has played an important leadership role in growing the company from a small startup into the largest long-run printing company in North America. Over the years, Tom honed his expertise in transforming businesses in three distinct ways: through implementing leading-edge technology, optimizing organizational structures for greater performance and maintaining a culture of continuous improvement based on Lean enterprise principles.
Tom launched his career in Quad’s Imaging department in 1979, later building the division into one of the industry’s premier premedia providers and the foundation for Quad’s new interactive marketing agency BlueSoHo. Tom is credited with engineering Quad’s strategic entrance into the digital era. Tom was named Vice President of Imaging Operations in 1993; President of Quad Europe in 2006; Senior Vice President of Manufacturing & Operations in 2010; and to his current position in 2014. Tom completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School.