ROCHESTER, N.Y.--May 12, 2004-- Eastman Kodak Company announced today that its board of directors has elected Patrick D. King a Vice President of the company.
King joined Kodak on May 10 as General Manager, Worldwide Consumer Output, within the company's Digital & Film Imaging Systems Group. In this position, King is responsible for strengthening Kodak's market-leading position in kiosks among retailers as well as supervising the management of Kodak's worldwide photofinishing assets. King reports to Bernard Masson, President of D&FIS and a Senior Vice President of the company.
King, 42, most recently was Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Commonwealth Industries Inc., a maker of aluminum and electrical wiring products.
Prior to joining Commonwealth in June 2002, King was Vice President, Worldwide Product Marketing and Strategy, at Lexmark International Inc., one of the world's largest makers of inkjet printers. He joined Lexmark in January 1998 as General Manager, Digital Photo Products.
Prior to Lexmark, King was Vice President, Worldwide Marketing and Sales, for Micron Communications, a subsidiary of Micron Technology Inc., which he joined in 1995. Before that, he spent 10 years with Bausch & Lomb Inc., rising to Director of Marketing of the company's Disposable & Specialty Contact Lens Businesses.
A native of Kansas City, Kansas, King holds a B.S. in Business from the University of Kansas, and an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester. He has also completed advanced executive educational sessions at Harvard Law School. King, his wife, Mary Jane, and their four children plan to relocate to Rochester, where they formerly lived for nine years.
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