SGS International Adds to Executive Leadership Team

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Global print and packaging company hires CMO and CIO, and EVP of Sales for North America

SGS International is a fully integrated marketing services company with a strong backbone as a global leader in digital imaging and design-to-print graphic services.

The addition of Rob, Mark and Lorrie to our executive team is a tremendous step forward for SGS.

SGS International (SGS), a global leader in package production and expanded marketing services, announced recent additions to the company’s executive leadership team.

Rob McCarthy joins the company as its new chief marketing officer (CMO). In his new position as CMO, McCarthy is responsible for all of SGS’ global marketing and communication activities and will play a key role leading and delivering the expanded suite of integrated marketing solutions SGS offers its customers.

For the past 11 months, McCarthy was a partner at Liquid Assets Consulting & Capital, a venture capital and consulting firm based in St. Louis. Prior to his tenure at Liquid Assets, McCarthy spent 18 years at Anheuser-Busch InBev, where he held a variety of positions, most recently as vice president of the Bud Light and Budweiser brands.

Mark Chaffin joins SGS International as the company’s chief information officer (CIO). In his new position as CIO, Chaffin is responsible for all of SGS’ corporate technology infrastructure as well as technology research and development.

Chaffin most recently served as CIO for Acosta Sales & Marketing, where he spent the past seven years leading the company’s rapidly growing technology department.

Lorrie Owen-Turner will serve as the company’s executive vice president of sales for North America. In his new position, Owen-Turner is responsible for leading all SGS sales and client service delivery in Canada and the U.S.

Owen-Turner joins SGS from New Balance USA, where he was general manager of the company’s Warrior Hockey brand.

“The addition of Rob, Mark and Lorrie to our executive team is a tremendous step forward for SGS,” said Aidan Tracey, CEO of SGS. “The vision, experience and innovation they bring to these roles is second to none, and their contributions will continue to grow SGS’ role as an innovator and leader in the packaging and marketing service industries. To have professionals of this caliber join SGS is exciting for the future of the company – both for our customers and for our employees.”

About SGS International
SGS International, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a fully integrated marketing services company with a strong backbone as a global leader in digital imaging and design-to-print graphic services. SGS offers many of the world’s leading CPG, Pharma, Retail and Printing companies a full spectrum of innovative digital solutions that streamline the capture, management, execution, and distribution of graphics information. SGS continues to add competencies in brand development and creative design to complement the production art, prepress, and image carrier production services. Strong global infrastructure provides opportunity for SGS’ 3,500 professionals to share worldwide learning, insights and understanding in order to create unique solutions for all customers. To learn more, visit http://www.sgsintl.com.

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