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Schawk saying it with Flowers

Global branding firm appoints Robert Flowers as vice-president of business development for its retail practice.


Schawk, Inc., a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, has appointed Robert Flowers to the position of vice-president of business development, Schawk Retail Practice.

Flowers will be responsible for leading business development initiatives within the Schawk Retail Practice which serves companies in the retail industry as a consultant on brand development and brand deployment challenges, both recommending and activating solutions that drive growth and improve efficiency at the brand level.

Kim Cooper, senior vice-president, Schawk Retail Practice notes, “We are thrilled to add Robert to our business development team. Robert’s proven ability to get retailers to think differently about their own business and to commit to courses of action that can help strengthen their brands while improving their bottom line makes him a natural fit with Schawk.”

“I am excited by the opportunity to contribute to the success of Schawk’s Retail Practice,” says Flowers. “I look forward to leveraging the unique offering that Schawk brings to the marketplace to help retailers grow their brands and to activate these brands in the marketplace with strategic solutions that can also deliver process efficiencies.”

Prior to joining Schawk’s Retail Practice, Flowers was most recently a sales executive with Vertis, Inc., a provider of targeted advertising and marketing solutions to retailers. His tenure at Vertis included positions in strategic account management and packaging and creative services. Previous experience earlier in his career included business development positions in the advertising, media, technology and financial industries.

For more information about Schawk, visit www.schawk.com.