General Manager, Equipment and Service
Vice President, Print Systems Division
Chris Balls is General Manager, Equipment and Service, a business group that provides Computer to Plate (CtP) equipment and Electrophotographic Digital Printing Systems with Service to the printing industry. He reports to John O'Grady, President, Print Systems Division.
Balls’ earlier roles at Kodak include leading manufacturing and supply chain operations in Harrow and Annesley in England, Rochester USA, and Xiamen China, primarily in the Film and Photographic Paper divisions. He then led the China Equipment manufacturing organization in Shanghai, China before relocating back to Rochester. Recently, Mr. Balls also led the Corporate Real Estate organization and was appointed to his current position in 2012. Balls joined Kodak in 1979 in Harrow, England.
He holds a B.S. Honours degree in Chemistry from the University of Nottingham in England.