Today Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: KODK) announced Eric-Yves Mahe will assume the role of president of the Consumer and Film Division (CFD), effective immediately. Eric will also continue in his role as president of the Software and Solutions Division.
Eric has been with Kodak since 2014. In addition to managing Kodak’s software business, Eric has founded, launched and developed KODAKIT, Kodak’s global, on-demand professional photography service for the travel, food, product and real estate markets. Today KODAKIT operates in 90 countries, 1,500 cities with a network of over 5,000 photographers.
“Eric’s 25 years of leadership experience with global technology companies and startups is a strong addition to this important part of our company,” said Jeff Clarke, CEO, Kodak. “His unique position at the helm of two divisions will allow him to look for synergies between KODAKIT and both current and future products in our portfolio.”
Commenting on his new role, Mahe said: “Kodak’s CFD division has great potential for growth, and I’m eager to continue our work to drive important priorities to further expand our brand licensing and film businesses.”
Prior to joining Kodak, Mahe was with Pitney Bowes Inc. as President of Global Growth Markets. He has also held leadership positions at CA Technologies, Sun Microsystems, Siemens and Xerox.
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