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RR Donnelley Recognized as a Leading Technology Innovator on the 2013 InformationWeek 500 List

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq:RRD) announced today that it ranked 17th on the 2013 InformationWeek 500 list. Now in its 25th year, InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of business technology with its annual InformationWeek 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of industry-leading organizations nationwide. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek 500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology.

To be ranked in the top 500, companies complete a rigorous application and in-depth review of their technology strategies that include quantitative and qualitative assessments of demonstrated business technology innovations.

"We are honored to be named to this prestigious list again and especially pleased to be ranked in the top 3% of named organizations," said Ken O'Brien, RR Donnelley's Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. "To be compared with and evaluated against some of the most innovative organizations in the world is validation of our ongoing technology focus and our commitment to serving our customers' needs in the evolving digital marketplace."

Providing customized design, personalization and multichannel integration, RR Donnelley's technology solutions are designed to enhance and leverage the impact of print and allow organizations to better connect with their customers, manage inventories, increase productivity, and more. Among the RR Donnelley technology innovations considered in the evaluation were Near Field Communications (NFC) technologies and ProteusJetSM, a proprietary variable inkjet printing system that enables 100% personalization, as well as numerous other digital solutions.

"RR Donnelley's complete suite of IT-driven creative services, data analytics, innovative manufacturing, and mobile solutions optimize our customers' evolving omni-channel communication strategies," stated Dr. Peter Tiemeyer, Sr. Vice President of Information Technology at RR Donnelley. "Among other things, our digital solutions provide our customers with access to data analytics that allow them to see and anticipate behavior and interact with their customers across multiple channels - with the same personalized message - providing a seamless multi-media experience."

To view the 2013 InformationWeek 500 list, go to http://www.informationweek.com.

About RR Donnelley

RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line growth, enhance ROI and increase 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 clients in virtually every private and public sector.

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

Use of Forward-Looking Statements

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CONTACT: Media Contact: Phyllis Burgee, Director Communications Tel: +1 630-322-6093 E-mail: phyllis.burgee@rrd.com Investor Contact: Dave Gardella, Sr. Vice President Finance Tel: +1 312-326-8155 E-mail: david.a.gardella@rrd.comSource:RR Donnelley