Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Brad W. Kruchten as a Senior Vice President of the Company.
Kruchten, 49, had been promoted on July 1 to the position of President of the company’s Film, Photofinishing and Entertainment Group. He reports to Antonio M. Perez, Kodak’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
The company’s Film, Photofinishing and Entertainment Group manufactures and markets film for cinematographers, professional photographers, consumers and industrial customers. FPEG, which also manufactures and sells photographic paper and chemicals, had revenue of $2.987 billion in 2008.
Kruchten joined Kodak in 1982 as a Quality Engineer. He has held a series of increasingly responsible management positions across Kodak’s digital and traditional imaging businesses.
A native of Flint, Michigan, Kruchten has a B.S. in Engineering from Michigan State University, a M.S. in Statistics and Quality Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and has attended the Executive Management Development program at Pennsylvania State University.
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Christopher Veronda, 585-724-2622 (Media)