Robert Pyzdrowski

By Erik Cagle When your company is the largest printing communications conglomerate in the United States (second biggest in North America after Quebecor World)—in a manufacturing industry that is fourth largest in this country—suffice to say all eyes are on you. It makes no difference if the onus of an entire industry is wanted or warranted. Your company becomes a reflection of all that is wrong with the industry. The most layoffs, most plant closings, the biggest dip in year-to-year sales—if you want to know what's wrong with an industry, look for the giant with a huge target on its back. That giant

Robert Pyzdrowski, president of Magazine Publishing Services at R.R. Donnelley & Sons, analyzes industry consolidation, the management chain, digital prepress, the potential impact of electronic commerce—and the relationships that keep Donnelley such a deity. BY RANOIA ALONSO Robert Pyzdrowski is very approachable; he is charming, friendly, distinguished—everything a top executive at R. R. Donnelley & Sons should be as Printing Impressions readies to fire a series of industry-oriented questions his way on this particularly crisp winter afternoon. Pyzdrowski is a professional's professional. An executive's executive. He believes the publications market—the market he governs over as president of Magazine Publishing Services at R.R. Donnelley &

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