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RR Donnelley Awarded $190 Million Multi-Year Contract by Macmillan


Agreement Renews And Expands Relationship For Producing Trade, College And Academic Books

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2009-- R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NASDAQ:RRD) today announced it has been awarded a multi-year $190 million contract by Macmillan, whose operations in more than 80 countries make it one of the largest and best known international publishing groups. The agreement renews and expands the companies’ relationship for producing trade, college and academic books.

"We are very pleased to continue our long relationship with RR Donnelley," said John Sargent, Chief Executive Officer of Macmillan. "RR Donnelley’s global platform is an ideal fit with our needs as it helps them to provide superb value, with the optimum mix of consistent quality, responsive cycle times and cost containment."

RR Donnelley’s book platform features comprehensive capabilities with facilities in North America, Latin America and Asia.

John Paloian, RR Donnelley’s Chief Operating Officer, stated, "We are very proud of our continuing, collaborative relationship with Macmillan. Our investments in enhancing our ability to deliver integrated communications products and services help to sustain precisely this kind of long term association."

About RR Donnelley

RR Donnelley (NASDAQ: RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. Founded more than 144 years ago, the company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing services to leading clients in virtually every private and public sector.

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

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RR Donnelley Investor Contact:
Dan Leib
Senior Vice President, Treasurer
RR Donnelley Media Contact:
Doug Fitzgerald
Executive Vice President


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