Kodak Names Kenneth Swanson Director of Business Development for Graphic Communications Group
May 23, 2006
Industry veteran brings 25+ years of business development, sales, operations experience
Rochester, NY,-- Eastman Kodak Company has named Kenneth Swanson to the position of Director, Business Development for its Graphic Communications Group (GCG). Swanson has more than 25 years of sales, marketing, business development, technology and operations experience in the graphic communications industry.
At Kodak, Swanson will be responsible for developing new business opportunities for GCG through external partnerships and relationships, and through the incubation and development of new technologies and product concepts. He will serve as the primary contact and liaison with key external partners. Swanson will report to Jeffrey Hayzlett, Chief Marketing Officer, GCG.
“Ken’s broad based experience in business development, strategic planning, operations and technology will bring additional leadership skills to our marketing organization,” said Hayzlett. “He has a track record of success wherever he has been, and we are thrilled to add another seasoned leader to our GCG marketing team.”
Swanson most recently served as senior vice president at Bowne & Company, the world’s largest financial printer and a diversified global document and information management solutions provider, based in New York City.
“I look forward to applying my business development skills to help Kodak develop the strong strategic partnerships needed to succeed in today’s complex graphic communications market,” said Swanson. “By developing the right strategic partnerships, Kodak will be able to deliver even greater value to its customers.”
Earlier in his career, Swanson held management positions at a number of graphic communications and printing companies, including L.P. Thebault Company and Anderson Lithograph.
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.
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