Kodak Board Elects Douglas Edwards as Senior Vice President
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- October 26, 2012
Eastman Kodak Company announced today that its Board of Directors has elected
Douglas Edwards as a Senior Vice President of the company, effective
Edwards, 51, is President of the Digital Printing & Enterprise Group, a
position to which he was named when Kodak realigned its management last month.
His responsibilities include Packaging, Functional Printing,
Electrophotographic Solutions, Inkjet Printing Solutions, Kodak Service
Business, Consumer Inkjet Systems and Design 2 Launch. He reports to Kodak
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Antonio M. Perez.
“Doug’s election to this post is recognition of his leadership skills,” said
Perez. “Moreover, it is an indication of the confidence we have in him to lead
one of the two major businesses around which we will build the future of
Prior to being named to his current post, Edwards was General Manager of the
Pre-Press Solutions business. Edwards joined Kodak in 2005 when the company
acquired full control of a former joint venture with Sun Chemical. Edwards
managed R&D for the joint venture. Earlier in his career, he held senior
positions in marketing, manufacturing and research for Zeneca Specialties and
ICI Colors & Fine Chemicals. He started his career as a research chemist with
the Ilford Ltd. unit of Ciba-Geigy.
Edwards has a Ph.D. in conducting organic materials from the University of
London and a B.S. in chemistry from London University.
Kodak is transforming itself into a B2B company focused on its Commercial
Imaging business. Kodak will be centered on commercial, packaging and
functional printing solutions and enterprise services, businesses in which it
offers customers advanced technologies and products that give them a
competitive advantage. The company also offers leading products and services
in Entertainment Imaging and Commercial Films. Its Personalized Imaging and
Document Imaging businesses are being marketed for sale.
For additional information on Kodak, please visit our website at:
Eastman Kodak Company
Krista Gleason, 1 585-724-5952
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