ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 28 --
Eric-Yves Mahe has joined Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: KODK) as Senior Vice President and Director of Sales Strategy and Operations. The Board of Directors also has elected Mahe a corporate officer of Kodak, and he becomes a member of the company's Executive Council.
In this newly created role, Mahe, 51, is responsible for formulating a strategy to drive and measure sales of Kodak's unique and innovative portfolio of hardware, consumables, software and services. Mahe also will advise Kodak's senior management team on software, OEM partnerships and the sale of complex solutions.
"With more than 25 years' experience in technology, software and services, Eric has an outstanding track record of building successful teams, leveraging direct and indirect sales models, delivering strong business results and winning market share," said Kodak Chief Executive Officer Jeff Clarke. "Eric brings to Kodak extensive experience and competitive advantage in the information technology and global imaging industries, having successfully built international account relationships and several businesses in developed and developing economies in Europe, the U.S. and many parts of Asia."
Prior to joining Kodak, Mahe was based in Singapore with Pitney Bowes Inc., most recently as President, Global Growth Markets, with responsibility for the company's operations in Latin America, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and emerging markets. Mahe managed this innovation-centered business from inception, and in two years, it became Pitney Bowes's best performing operation worldwide. Mahe joined Pitney Bowes in 2007 as President, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa.
Previously, Mahe was Vice President and General Manager of Asia North for Computer Associates Inc., with responsibility for business operations and enterprise sales in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. He also has held sales management positions with Sun Microsystems, where he focused on OEM partnerships; Siemens Nixdorf; and Xerox.
Mahe earned his M.B.A. in Marketing and International Trade from Ecole Superieure de Commerce et d'Administration des Enterprises (ESCAE) in Bretagne, France, in 1986.
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