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RR Donnelley Announces Promotion Of George Zengo To Group Chief Financial Officer

08/05/2008

John Coyle Promoted to President, Catalog, Retail and Direct Services

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August 5, 2008--R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE: RRD) announced today that following the retirement of Troy Reed, George Zengo has been appointed Group Chief Financial Officer, and will assume responsibility for all finance functions for worldwide operations. In this role he will help direct capital investments, target acquisitions, evaluate customer business opportunities, establish pricing and scheduling policies, and identify new avenues for optimizing the operational financial performance of the company.

The company also announced that John Coyle has been promoted to fill Zengo's prior role as President, Catalog, Retail and Direct Services. Coyle will assume responsibility for RR Donnelley's catalog, retail inserts, direct mail, forms, labels and other direct selling functions.

"These appointments reflect RR Donnelley's strong management depth," said John Paloian, RR Donnelley's Chief Operating Officer. "We look forward to drawing on George Zengo's extensive sales and operations leadership experience as he assumes this pivotal role. His decisions are always informed by a deep understanding of our industry, of customers' needs and of our platform. Like George, John Coyle is an industry and RR Donnelley veteran. As Senior Vice President, Sales John has been a proven results-producer and a superb sales leader."

Paloian also stated that, "As the former head of finance for our operations, Troy Reed set the bar high and demonstrated superb industry acumen, as he built a strong team that is ready to continue the disciplined practices characteristic of RR Donnelley. We wish him the very best in his retirement."

About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (NYSE:RRD) is the world's premier full-service provider of print and related services, including business process outsourcing. Founded more than 140 years ago, the company provides solutions in commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, forms and labels, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management to customers in the publishing, healthcare, advertising, retail, technology, financial services and many other industries. The largest companies in the world and others rely on RR Donnelley's scale, scope and insight through a comprehensive range of online tools, variable printing services and market-specific solutions.

For more information, and for RR Donnelley's Corporate Social Responsibility Report, visit the company's web site at www.rrdonnelley.com.

Use of Forward-Looking Statements
This news release may contain "forward-looking statements" as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements and any such forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the following cautionary statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release and are based on current expectations and involve a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements. Readers are strongly encouraged to read the full cautionary statements contained in RR Donnelley's filings with the SEC. RR Donnelley disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

RR Donnelley Investor Contact:
Dan Leib
Senior Vice President, Treasurer
312.326.7710
dan.leib@rrd.com
RR Donnelley Media Contact:
Doug Fitzgerald
Executive Vice President
Communications
630.322.6830
doug.fitzgerald@rrd.com

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