October 29, 2013 17:00 ET

ExecReps Names SGK's David Schawk a Top Small Cap CEO During 2012

DES PLAINES, IL--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2013) - SGK (NYSE: SGK), formerly marketed as Schawk, Inc., a leading global brand development, activation and deployment company that drives brand performance, announced that Chief Executive Officer David A. Schawk, has been selected by the ranking committee of ExecRank (a division of ExecReps, Inc.) as a "Top Small Cap CEO" for 2012. The rankings are the result of two years of research and feedback from evaluation committees and top CEOs that yielded an algorithm for how to rank CEOs based on their performance in 24 key areas.

Mr. Schawk commented, "It's always rewarding to have your work recognized by peers. Our management team is committed to continuing to meet the changing needs and requirements of our clients and seeking to enhance opportunities for long-term revenue growth and profitability."

According to ExecRank, there are over 18,000 CEOs in the United States. Only the very best are awarded the distinction of being a part of ExecRank's "Top CEO Rankings" for 2012. The number one area of focus for Small Cap CEOs in 2012 has been their ability to effectively lead the executive team to drive company wide improvements in efficiency and profitability. ExecRank also weighed heavily the recommendations provided by board members and colleagues of its finalists. In addition, ExecRank saw many CEOs successfully executing key components of their company's long-term strategy. The CEOs that made this list represent the best of the best in Executive Management and Leadership for 2012.

For the complete rankings, please visit, the executive rankings and research division of ExecReps, Inc.

SGK is a leading global brand development, activation and deployment company that drives brand performance. By creating brands, helping sell brands, producing brand assets and protecting brand equities, we help our clients achieve higher brand performance. SGK's global footprint spans more than 20 countries. SGK was formerly marketed as Schawk, Inc. For more information visit:

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