Kodak Names Terry Taber as Chief Technical Officer
Eastman Kodak Company, of Rochester, NY, has announced that Terry R. Taber has been named chief technical officer. Effective Jan. 1, 2009, Taber will succeed William J. Lloyd, who will retire following a career spanning more than 40 years as a leading technologist. Taber, who joined Kodak in 1980, is currently the chief operating officer of Kodak’s Image Sensor Solutions (ISS) business, a developer of advanced CCD and CMOS sensors serving imaging and industrial markets. Prior to joining ISS almost two years ago, Taber, 54, held a series of senior positions in Kodak’s research and development and product organizations. As the chief technical officer, Taber will report to Kodak chairman and chief executive officer Antonio M. Perez. Lloyd, 69, is a senior vice president of the company. He joined Kodak in June 2003 as the director of the Inkjet Systems Program and became the CTO in February 2005. Prior to Kodak, Lloyd was president of a consulting firm, Inwit Inc., and served as executive vice president and chief technology officer of Gemplus International, a leading maker of Smart Cards. He has also served as co-chief executive officer of Phogenix Imaging. Before joining Phogenix, Lloyd spent 31 years at Hewlett-Packard Company, rising to the position of vice president and chief technology officer of the Inkjet Products Group.