Eastman Kodak has named a new Chairman to replace the outgoing Antonio Perez: James V. Continenza will take over the position effectively immediately. Perez will remain on the Eastman Kodak board of directors.
“Kodak is a company poised for growth. I look forward to providing leadership as the company realizes its potential as a technology company focused on the packaging, graphic communications, and functional printing markets,” said Continenza.
“Jim has played a leadership role in helping newly restructured companies drive innovation and growth,” said Perez. “Jim shares a deep commitment to fostering the success of our customers in both our emerging and established businesses. I look forward to working with Jim and the entire Board in anticipating and meeting our customers’ needs with breakthrough products and services.”
Continenza has been a Kodak director since April this year. He also serves on the board of Tembec Corp. He was previously a director for Hawkeye Renewables, Anchor Glass Container Corp., Rath-Gibson, Inc., Rural Cellular Corp. U.S. Mobility Inc. Maxim Crane Works, Inc., Arch Wireless Inc. and Microcell Telecommunications Inc.