Ira Goldman Named Director of Business Development at KPG
Press release from the issuing company
Norwalk, Connecticut, USA – Kodak Polychrome Graphics (KPG) today announced the appointment of Ira Goldman as Director of Business Development, a newly created position with responsibility for long-term planning and implementing future business strategy.
In this new role, Goldman, who has served as Worldwide Director of Marketing-Film since the Company’s inception, will direct KPG’s formation of strategic business alliances and OEM relationships. In addition, Goldman will manage the activities of KPG’s Customer Segment Teams, an initiative designed to strengthen relationships between the Company and its customer base.
"Ira will use his 30 plus years of experience in the imaging and graphic arts industry to help KPG maintain and improve upon its industry leading commitment to providing customers with open platform solutions in the market," said Vic Stalam, Vice President, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer, KPG. "He will play a key role in helping KPG continue providing customers with a stream of innovative graphic arts products and solutions."
During the past three years, Goldman led the product line management team through the consolidation of three different lines of digital recording films into one. His experience in the graphic arts includes 29 years with Eastman Kodak Company, where he advanced through positions of increasing responsibility in manufacturing and marketing – including Black and White Product Manager / Photojournalism Market Segment Manager, European Region Professional Digital Products Marketing Manager, and Worldwide Graphics Materials Manufacturing Manager.
Goldman holds an MBA – Finance, Markets, and Organization from the Simon School of Business, University of Rochester, New York; and both a Masters and Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.
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