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Kodak Names Janice Gaub as Chief Marketing Officer for Kodak Professional

Friday, June 08, 2001

Press release from the issuing company

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 7 -- Eastman Kodak Company today named Janice D. Gaub Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President for Kodak Professional reporting to David L. Swift, President of Kodak Professional and Senior Vice President of the company. Prior to joining Kodak, Gaub was Vice President of Marketing and Site Management for drugstore.com, responsible for all aspects of marketing, including brand advertising, site traffic, new customer acquisitions and retention and new site features. "Janice Gaub is highly skilled in virtually every aspect of the marketing mix. She also brings a wealth of marketing and leadership experience in a variety of companies, including online, that will be a great asset as we continue our transition to the new digital economy," Swift said. "Her proven success in broad-based customer business development will bolster our efforts to provide customers with the services and solutions they need to become more profitable and hence play a vital role in the growth of our business." From 1997 to 2000, Gaub served as Divisional Vice President, Brand Marketing, for Eddie Bauer, a $1.8 billion multi-channel apparel retailer based in Seattle, WA. In that position she developed the strategic brand marketing plans in retail, catalog and e-commerce channels for Apparel, Home, New Business, Licensing, Corporate Sales, and International. Prior to that, she was Vice President, Marketing for Gargoyles, Inc., a Kent, WA.-based, $55MM manufacturer of premium performance eyewear. Under her marketing leadership, she managed the communication for Gargoyles IPO which was forty times over-subscribed at the time of offering and was instrumental in developing and executing overall business strategy which increased net revenue 41% in 12 months. Similarly, at Nile Spice, where she was Director of Marketing, she was accountable for development and execution of the marketing strategy which increased net revenue 102% in 14 months. This rapid growth led to the company's acquisition by a division of Quaker Oats. From 1985 to 1993, she served in various product and brand manager positions for Paragon Trade Brands, Olympic Homecare Products and Associated Grocers. Gaub was graduated from University of Puget Sound with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Foreign Language. She earned a Master in Business Administration from Seattle University and served as an adjunct Marketing Professor at Seattle University in 1994.

 

 

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