ROCHESTER, N.Y.--Oct. 22, 2003-- Eastman Kodak Company said that its board of directors has elected William J. Lloyd and Paul A. Walrath vice presidents of the company.
Lloyd joined Kodak in June as Director, Portfolio Planning & Analysis. He has since been named Director, Inkjet Systems Program, reporting to Antonio Perez, the company's President and Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to Kodak, Lloyd was president of a consulting firm, Inwit, Inc., and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Gemplus International, a leading maker of Smart Cards. He has also served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Phogenix Imaging. Before joining Phogenix, Lloyd spent 31 years at Hewlett-Packard Company, rising to the position of Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Inkjet Products Group.
He holds a BSEE in Electrical Engineering from UCLA and an MSEE in Computer Engineering from Stanford University.
Walrath is currently Director, Global Paper & Imaging Chemicals Flow, and Divisional Vice President, Global Manufacturing & Logistics. Before his appointment to his current position in September, Walrath served as Associate Director, Global Capture Flow.
Prior to that assignment, Walrath was Manager, Imaging Materials Manufacturing, at Kodak's facility in Xiamen, China, and Assistant Manufacturing Manager for Imaging Materials Manufacturing in Chalon, France. He has held a number of manufacturing positions since joining Kodak in 1976.
Walrath holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University and an MBA from the University of Rochester.
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