Toronto, ON, July 11, 2023 – Today, strategic consulting firm, Connecting for Results (CFR), is pleased to announce the organization has engaged industry expert Drew McLaren to join its team. An experienced print executive, Drew assumes the position of Business Development Specialist. The addition of this new expert enables CFR to further expand its offerings to clients across North America, effective immediately.

An industry veteran, Drew has over 30 years of experience in print. As a business owner, he managed his family-run print operation of 55 employees. Prior to entering the print industry, Drew spent 10 years working with premium packaged goods companies, grounding his expertise in marketing, brand strategy, and management.

Throughout his career, Drew has assisted business owners in industry peer groups and family business associations. His deep understanding of the specific challenges faced by business owners enables him to provide council in the areas of shareholder and management transitions. Key elements of his leadership skills include corporate governance and structured succession planning.

A strategic thinker with a strong analytical sense, Drew’s experience as a company owner brings a pragmatic approach to problem solving while bringing unconventional ideas to the table. Drew is available to help CFR clients with business planning, operational efficiency, asset management, supply chain management, marketing, succession planning, people development, and mergers and acquisitions.

“I’m pleased Drew has joined our team. His skills in maximizing operational capacity and identifying new markets will be of great value to our clients,” said Gord Griffiths, CEO & President.

“I’m excited to join Connecting for Results and look forward to helping printers with opportunities to optimize, grow, or transition their business,” said Drew McLaren, Business Development Specialist.

Drew can be reached at