R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company followed up on the recent creation of their Marketing Solutions group by adding Maureen Powers to the team as the new President of RRD’s Response Marketing Solutions (RMS) team starting on May 21st. Powers comes from Discover Financial Services where she served in a variety of senior leadership positions, most recently as head of their Rewards program.
Powers holds a Bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She will be based in RRD’s headquarters in Chicago, IL and reports to Doug Ryan. Powers will succeed Dan Thornton, who announced his retirement after 22 years of successful leadership on the RRD team. As part of the transition, Dan will remain working directly with Maureen and the company through July.
“Maureen’s proven experience as an innovative and strategic marketing leader in the financial services sector makes her a great fit to lead our Response Marketing Solutions team,” said Doug Ryan, President of RRD Marketing Solutions. “Her leadership skills, business experience and marketing expertise add additional strength to our growing omni-channel marketing capabilities.”