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Nandina Ramchandran of Kodak India moves into a senior international role

Company release, February 17, 2005

New Delhi

Nandina Ramchandran has moved to a new senior role in Kodak across the South Asia Cluster. She has been appointed Senior Vice President & Capture Business Manager - South Asia Cluster.

The countries forming a part of her new responsibility include India, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, SriLanka, Bhutan, Myanmar, Maldives, Afghanistan, Laos and Cambodia.

In her new position, she will be responsible for the marketing and product management for the capture business (Consumer and Professional Film, 35mm Cameras, One Time Use Cameras & Batteries) across the South Asia Cluster of countries.

Nandina has been with Kodak since 2000 and has held several positions with them while managing a highly dynamic team of people. She was a winner of the Jane Lanphear Award in 2004, a global Eastman Kodak award. The award is for exemplifying Kodak values, mentoring and demonstrating high degree of balance between career & personal responsibilities.

Some of Nandina and her team’s successful initiatives at Kodak India include launches of - KZ25, EC100 and EC300 amongst new Camera introductions, which simultaneously introduced more than 4 million Indian consumers to the joys of photography. Under her guidance, Kodak Max Film was re-staged very successfully in India. Kodak has close to 70% amateur film share today. In the professional segment she has led the launch of Ultima professional film. She has also been closely associated with the conception & implementation of specific Kodak initiatives like Kodak’s rural program and rolling out retail initiatives like the Kodak Photoshop Network Member program. Today there are approximately 7,500 Kodak Photoshops across the country, making it one of the largest retail chains in India.

Kodak has always believed in continuously building and reinventing careers of its employees. It offers diverse opportunities to all and is an equal opportunity employer. Personal improvement is a way of life at Kodak. There is a set of six core values which forms the basis for all its employees spread across the globe to be bound together as one community and grow in their aspirations. This results in the growth of the company too. This movement at Kodak India to an international assignment signifies the commitment of Kodak towards recognizing Indian talent and putting them on the global map.

About Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak is the leader in helping people take, share, print and view images – for memories, for information, for entertainment. With sales of $13.5 billion in 2004, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on the following businesses: Health -- supplying the medical and dental industries with traditional and digital imaging-information products and services, as well healthcare IT solutions and services; Graphic Communications - offering on-demand color and black and white printing, wide-format inkjet printing, high-speed, high-volume continuous inkjet printing, as well as document scanning, archiving and multi-vendor IT services; Digital & Film Imaging Systems - providing consumers, professionals and cinematographers with digital and traditional products and services; and Display & Components - which designs and manufactures state-of-the-art organic light-emitting diode displays as well as other specialty materials, and delivers imaging. sensors to original equipment manufacturers.

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