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JOHNSTON, R.I., USA—Thomas J. Quinlan III, president and CEO of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, a leading global provider of marketing, packaging, print and supply chain solutions, has been elected to the board of directors of commercial property insurer FM Global. FM Global’s board comprises executives from the world’s most sophisticated manufacturing, distribution and service organizations.

Established nearly two centuries ago, FM Global is a mutual insurance company whose capital, scientific research capability and engineering expertise are solely dedicated to property risk management. Client-owners, who share the belief that the majority of property loss is preventable, represent many of the world’s largest organizations, including one of every three Fortune 500 companies.

“Tom brings significant experience leading and growing major business-to-business companies like those that many of our clients operate,” said FM Global Board Chairman Thomas A. Lawson. “He deeply understands the value of choosing resilience to maximize long-term organizational value. He will be a tremendous asset for our company and client-owners.”

Quinlan has guided companies through challenging business cycles during his career by transforming, growing and recapitalizing business-to-business manufacturing and services businesses. He has specialized expertise in rebranding traditional businesses and pivoting physical content into the digital space by leveraging digital marketing, data analytics, business intelligence and data management solutions. He holds an MBA in finance from St. John’s University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pace University.

Other members of FM Global’s board of directors are:

  • Frank T. Connor, executive vice president and CFO, Textron Inc.

  • Colin Day, chairman, Premier Foods, plc

  • Michel Giannuzzi, chairman and CEO, Verallia SA

  • Glenn R. Landau, president and COO, Corrugated Supplies Company, LLC

  • Thomas A. Lawson, chairman, FM Global

  • John A. Luke Jr., retired chairman, WestRock Company

  • Gracia C. Martore, retired president and CEO, TEGNA Inc.

  • Christine M. McCarthy, senior executive vice president and CFO, The Walt Disney Company

  • Malcolm C. Roberts, president and CEO, FM Global

  • Israel Ruiz, founding chairman of MIT’s Engine, former executive vice president and treasurer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • David T. Walton, president and CEO, Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation