Kodak Names Jeffrey Hayzlett Chief Marketing Officer for GCG
ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 24 -- Eastman Kodak Company has named Jeffrey Hayzlett chief marketing officer and vice president for its Graphic Communications Group (GCG). Hayzlett has nearly 25 years of international marketing, sales and customer relations management experience in the graphic communications industry.
At Kodak, Hayzlett will lead all marketing activities for GCG, including product positioning, segment marketing, branding, marketing communications and customer development. Additionally, Hayzlett will actively lead business research, marketing strategy and business development activity for GCG. He will report to Jim Langley, president, GCG, and senior vice president, Eastman Kodak Company.
“As a veteran in the graphic communications industry, Jeff brings valuable experience in marketing, technology, business development and operations to our management team,” said Langley. “He has a proven ability to leverage the strengths of an organization – its people and products – to create true business value for customers. We are thrilled to add another seasoned executive to our GCG leadership team.”
Hayzlett most recently served as president and chief executive officer of the Hayzlett Companies, Inc., a group of successful companies in the technology and communications industries. His primary business was Hayzlett & Associates, Inc., a business development and public relations firm specializing in the graphic arts, technology and communications industries, with offices in Sioux Falls, S.D., and San Francisco, Calif.
“I’m energized about joining the team at Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group,” said Hayzlett. “With its broad solutions portfolio and its understanding about the conventional, digital and blended production environment that printers operate in, Kodak is uniquely positioned to help customers maximize their growth and revenue opportunities.”
Earlier in his career, Hayzlett served as state director and chief of staff for Rep. Tom Daschle and as an issues policy analyst for Sen. George McGovern.
Hayzlett replaces Barbara A. Pellow, who left Kodak for personal reasons in February 2006.
About Eastman Kodak Company
Kodak is the world’s foremost imaging innovator, providing leading products and services to the photographic, graphic communications and healthcare markets. With sales of $14.3 billion in 2005, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on helping people better use meaningful images and information in their life and work. Consumers use Kodak’s system of digital and traditional image capture products and services to take, print and share their pictures anytime, anywhere; Businesses effectively communicate with customers worldwide using KODAK solutions for prepress, conventional and digital printing and document imaging; Creative Professionals rely on KODAK technology to uniquely tell their story through moving or still images; and leading Healthcare organizations rely on Kodak’s innovative products, services and customized workflow solutions to help improve patient care and maximize efficiency and information sharing within and across their enterprise. More information about Kodak (NYSE: EK) is available at www.kodak.com.
For more information about Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group, visit www.graphics.kodak.com
Kodak is a trademark of Eastman Kodak Company.
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