Schawk names head of business development

CHICAGO — Schawk, a provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, announced that it has appointed Jackie DeLise to the position of vice president of business development.  

DeLise will be responsible for driving business development activities at CPGs (consumer packaged goods companies) across North America, helping them identify opportunities to build their brands and drive top-line growth. In this role, DeLise will focus on developing relationships with new accounts and elevating the Company’s relationship with certain existing accounts.  

Eric Ashworth, president of Schawk noted, “Jackie’s passion for building brands and cultivating relationships is energizing. It creates excitement and inspires trust. It encourages brand owners to take a fresh look at their brands and re-examine both challenges and opportunities. We are excited to have Jackie become part of our new business development team.”   

DeLise comes to Schawk with 20-plus years experience in brand development and has been instrumental in building brand preference for a wide range of brands including:  Keurig, Heinz, Avon, GlaxoSmithKline, Morton Salt, Bimbo Bakery, Sun Products and Honeywell Consumer Products. Prior to joining Schawk, Inc., DeLise was most recently vice president, new business development with HMS Design, and previously with Zunda Design Group. She also served in new business development roles with several leading design agencies in the Northeast overseeing the strategy and how to define and align distinct marketplace relevance for brands to achieve consumer acceptance, preference and loyalty status.