Thomas J. Quinlan III ’90MBA
Thomas J. Quinlan III ’90MBA is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LSC Communications, a global leader in traditional and digital print, print-related services, and office products that serves the needs of publishers, merchandisers, and retailers, with more than 20,000 employees, annual revenues of over $3.5 billion, and operations in Europe, Canada, and Mexico.
Mr. Quinlan, 54, was the President and Chief Executive Officer of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, the largest provider of printing and communication business services in the world, with more than 65,000 employees, annual revenues of over $10 billion, and more than 600 locations around the globe from March 2007 to September 2016.
Mr. Quinlan joined RR Donnelley in February, 2004, and in 2006 became Group President, Global Services and Chief Financial Officer. From 2004 to 2006, he served RR Donnelley as Executive Vice President, Operations, with primary responsibility for the integration of RR Donnelley and Moore Wallace. Previously, at Moore Wallace from 2000 to 2004, Mr. Quinlan served variously as Executive Vice President, Operations; Executive Vice President, Business Integration; Executive Vice President, Office of the Chief Executive; and Treasurer. From 1994 until 1999, at World Color Press, Inc., Mr. Quinlan served in various finance capacities, including as Senior Vice President and Treasurer. He has previous finance experience at Walter Industries, Marsh & McLennan, and Kidder Peabody.
Mr. Quinlan holds an M.B.A. in Finance from St. John’s University, which recognized him with its Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award in 2010, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Pace University, which conferred upon him an honorary doctorate in Commercial Science and presented him with its Leaders in Management Award in 2009. The Advisory Board of New York University’s Graphic Communications Management and Technology Program chose Mr. Quinlan to receive its 2011 Prism Award, which recognizes distinguished leadership in the graphic communications media industry.
Mr. Quinlan is active in supporting organizations that focus on literacy, health, and development, and serves on the Board of Trustees for Pace University, YMCA of Greater New York, Curry College, and The American Ireland Fund. In 2011, Mr. Quinlan received AJC’s National Human Relations Award, which honors professional and philanthropic leadership.