DES PLAINES, IL--(Marketwire - September 30, 2009) - Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand point management services enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers to create deeper brand affinity, announced today that it has appointed Martin Wright as managing director of its London office.

"We are delighted to add a seasoned agency professional like Martin to Schawk's European management team," said Matt Bennett, group managing director for Schawk's European operations. "Martin's appointment underscores Schawk's commitment to serving the executional requirements of the communications industry in London. Martin will spearhead the development of Schawk's digital and mobile offerings in Europe, enhancing the comprehensive executional services Schawk already provides to the advertising industry."

Added Bennett, "Schawk is deepening its commitment to the advertising community in a way that is consistent with its brand point management offering. We work with brands and their agencies, harnessing the power of big ideas, to create compelling and consistent experiences across all brand touch points."

Martin Wright said, "This is an opportunity to participate in the reshaping of a successful and forward-thinking company like Schawk. My goal is to transform our London office into the premier destination for superior execution of all aspects of communication, including digital and mobile."

Wright has financial accountability for the business unit and is charged with managing all facets of the business including strategy, new business development, the formation of Schawk's digital and mobile services, as well as managing the existing client base.

Wright's 20-plus years' experience includes senior positions with pan-European responsibilities at digital and communication agencies such as Blast Radius, FCBi, and TBWA\GGT. Earlier in his career, Wright held positions with Bates Dorland, Wunderman, and WMGO.

Wright received a BSc (Bachelor of Sciences with Honors) in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester Business School. Martin lives in Winchester, England, with his wife and family.

Schawk's London office is located at St. Marks House, Shepherdess Walk, London N1 7LH UK. The telephone number is +44 0 20 7861 7777.

Schawk, Inc. is the leading provider of brand management services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers to create deeper brand affinity. With a global footprint of 49 offices, Schawk helps companies create consistent and compelling brand experiences by providing integrated strategic, creative and executional services across brand touch points. Founded in 1953, Schawk is trusted by many of the world's leading organizations to help them achieve global brand consistency. For more information about Schawk, visit

Contact Information: AT SCHAWK, INC. Alex Sarkisian (847) 827-9494 FOR SCHAWK, INC. Patti Soldavini (973) 527-8103 AT SCHAWK LONDON: Martin Wright +44 (0) 20 7861 7777