KODAK BOARD ELECTS JAMES W. MEYER A COMPANY VICE PRESIDENT
KODAK BOARD ELECTS JAMES W. MEYER
A COMPANY VICE PRESIDENT
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastman Kodak Company's (NYSE: EK) board of directors today elected James W. Meyer, recently appointed director of research, a company vice president. Meyer succeeds Edwin P. Przybylowicz, senior vice president and director, research, who retired effective Nov. 1.
Meyer joined Kodak in 1971 as a research scientist in the Color Photography Division of the Research Laboratories. He later became head of the Camera Technology Laboratory, assistant director of the Physics Division, and director of the Diversified Technologies Research Laboratory. He served in England as European regional business manager for Health Sciences Division and, in 1991, became director of the Photographic Research Laboratories.
In addition to his new position as director of research, which includes that of Kodak chief technical officer, Meyer will continue as director of the Photographic Research Laboratories and as a member of the new imaging group management.
A native of Fond du Lac, Wis., Meyer holds a BS degree in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin, a PhD in physical organic chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, and a post-doctoral degree in metal-organic chemistry from Stanford University.
Meyer and his family reside in Fairport, N.Y.
/CONTACT: Paul C. Allen of Eastman Kodak Company, 716-724-5802/
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