Kodak Board of Directors Elects Laura Quatela as Vice President
Press release from the issuing company
ROCHESTER, N.Y.--Aug. 2, 2006-- Eastman Kodak Company announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Laura G. Quatela as a Vice President of the company, effective immediately.
Quatela, 49, is Director, Intellectual Property Transactions. She is responsible for directing strategic cross-licensing and royalty-bearing licensing activities for the company, including managing IP valuations and investments, developing licensing strategy, conducting negotiations, and structuring licenses.
She joined Kodak in 1999 and held various positions in the Marketing, Antitrust, Trademark & Litigation staff in the company's Legal department. She was promoted to Director of Corporate Commercial Affairs, Vice President Legal and Assistant General Counsel in 2004.
From August 2002 to December 2003, Quatela served as Director, Finance Transformation and Vice President, Finance & Administration. In this position she led a team charged with planning and executing restructuring of Kodak's finance functions.
Prior to joining Kodak, Quatela worked for Clover Capital Management, Inc., SASIB Railway GRS, and Bausch & Lomb Inc. In private law practice, she was a defense litigator specializing in mass tort cases.
Quatela is a graduate of Denison University, B.A., International Politics (1979) and Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D. (1982).
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