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9 picked for Kodak's new board

By MIKE DICKINSON - 8/16/2013

The next Eastman Kodak Co. board of directors is slated to have a mix of new and current board members, including CEO Antonio Perez.
 
In a U.S. Bankruptcy Court filing, Kodak named the directors selected for the reorganized Kodak by the parties involved with Kodak's recently completed rights offering and the unsecured creditors committee.
 
The term of the new board members is to begin upon Kodak's emergence from Chapter 11 and is subject to confirmation by the bankruptcy court at a hearing Aug. 20.
 
In addition to Perez, the proposed board members are:
 
Mark Burgess, chairman of the Clondalkin Group, and former CEO of Graham Packaging Co.
 
James Continenza, president of STi Prepaid LLC, who formerly held executive positions with Anchor Glass Container Corp. and Teligent Inc. He has been a Kodak director since April 1.

George Karfunkel, chairman of Sabr Group and co-founder and former senior vice president of American Stock Transfer & Trust Co. LLC.

Jason New, a senior managing director of the Blackstone Group and head of special situation investing for GSO Capital Partners.

William Parrett, former senior partner of Deloitte & Touche USA LLP. He has been a Kodak director since November 2007.

Derek Smith, a managing principal and senior portfolio manager at BlueMountain Capital Management.

Matt Doheny, president of North Country Capital LLC.

John Janitz, co-founder and chairman of Evergreen Capital Partners LLC and former president and chief operating officer of Textron Inc.

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