Rochester, NY—James V. Continenza, who has extensive executive and board experience with high-tech companies, was elected as a member of the Kodak board of directors. Continenza also brings to the board experience as a manager and director with diverse companies that have successfully emerged from corporate restructuring.
“Deploying innovation to advance customer success and disciplined management will be two of the hallmarks of Kodak’s future,” said Antonio M. Perez, chairman of the board and Kodak’s chief executive officer. “Jim is an expert in both of these areas, and I’m confident his experience and judgment will be great assets to the Kodak board in guiding the company to maintain its leadership in commercial imaging and expanding its offerings to meet customer needs in such emerging growth segments as packaging and functional printing.”
Continenza has served in senior leadership roles at a number of companies. He currently serves on the board of Tembec Corp., a publicly traded company, and the boards of the following privately held companies: Broadview Networks, Southwest Georgia Ethanol, The Berry Company, Neff Rental, Portola Packaging, Aventine Renewable Energy and Blaze Recycling. Previously, he was a director for Hawkeye Renewables, Anchor Glass Container Corp., Rath-Gibson, Inc., Rural Cellular Corp., U.S. Mobility Inc., Maxim Crane Works, Inc., Arch Wireless Inc. and Microcell Telecommunications. kodak.com