Kodak Board Appoints Joyce, McCorvey, and Oviedo as Vice Presidents
Press release from the issuing company
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 13 - Eastman Kodak Company announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Kevin Joyce, Antoinette McCorvey, and Gustavo Oviedo as Vice Presidents of the company, effective immediately.
Kevin Joyce, 42, was named Managing Director, United States & Canada (US&C) region for Kodak's Graphic Communications Group in April 2005, following Kodak's acquisition of Kodak Polychrome Graphics (KPG). He previously served as Vice President of Sales for KPG's US&C region.
Joyce has more than 18 years of experience in executive sales, marketing and business management, specializing in high tech electronic imaging and graphic arts businesses. From 1993 to 2001, he worked with Creo Products, an international provider of electronic prepress systems to the graphic arts industry, where he held various senior management positions before becoming President of Creo America.
He is a graduate of St. Michael's College with a BA in American Intellectual Studies and is a graduate of the Executive Development Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Business.
Antoinette McCorvey, 50, was appointed Director & Vice President of Investor Relations in March of 2006. She joined Kodak in December 1999 as Director, Finance, Imaging Materials Manufacturing and has held assignments of increasing responsibility including Director, Finance Global Manufacturing and Logistics; Director, Finance, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis, and Director, Finance and Vice President, Consumer Digital Imaging Group.
Prior to Kodak, McCorvey had a 20-year career with Monsanto/Solutia. Her last assignment at Solutia, Inc. (the former Chemical Company of Monsanto) was Vice President/General Manager of Nylon, Plastics, Polymers and Industrial Fibers.
McCorvey earned a degree in Finance and Accounting and an MBA from the University of West Florida in Pensacola. She is a Certified Management Accountant.
Gustavo Oviedo, 55, was appointed Managing Director, Asia Pacific Region, Eastman Kodak Company in March 2007. He also serves as Managing Director, Asia Pacific Region for Kodak's Graphic Communications Group, a position he assumed in 2006 following Kodak's acquisition of Kodak Polychrome Graphics (KPG). In this role, Oviedo is responsible for the entire Kodak business and strategic product portfolio in the region.
Oviedo's international career spans more than 25 years working in Latin America, Asia and Europe, and includes deep industrial operations management experience. Before joining Kodak (KPG), he spent over 20 years with Schneider Electric, a leader in electromechanical and electronic products, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in country management and his portfolio included distribution, logistics, sales and marketing, business development, and strategic mergers & acquisitions.
Oviedo earned a business degree from The Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina. His diverse education includes participating in advanced management programs at Duke University, Dartmouth University, and the Schneider Professional Manager program - a six-month program organized by universities in Paris, Amsterdam, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore. He is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French.
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