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Mark Elliott Appointed Chairman of the Board of Kodak Alaris

Steven Ross, Interim Chairman of the Board of Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited, today announced that Mark Elliott has been named Chairman of the Board of Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited, effective May 1, 2014. Elliott will report to the board of directors of KPP Trustees Limited, the trustee for the Kodak Pension Plan (KPP) of the United Kingdom and Kodak Alaris’ sole shareholder. Elliott will be responsible for working with the management team to set and implement the strategy and direction of Kodak Alaris, liaising with the KPP and other third parties, and for the overall governance of the Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited board.

“The KPP and I are extremely pleased that Mark will join us as Chairman of the Board and provide senior leadership for Kodak Alaris going forward,” said Ross. “His solid experience in management, sales, software and services together with his diverse corporate board leadership will bring a fresh and bold perspective to our business that our customers expect from Kodak Alaris.”

Ralf Gerbershargen, Kodak Alaris’ CEO, will report to Elliott.

Steven Ross will step down from his role as Interim Chairman but will remain a non-executive director to represent the interests of the KPP on the Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited board.

Elliott began his professional career at IBM in 1970. He held a series of executive and general management positions in IBM Global Services and IBM Software Group including general manager of IBM Global Services, Americas. As the general manager of sales and marketing for IBM Software Group, he formed the original worldwide sales and services unit of more than 5,000 professionals. As general manager for IBM’s business in Europe, Middle East, and Africa, his responsibilities included operations in more than 124 countries with more than 90,000 employees.

Elliott retired from IBM in 2008 after 38 years of service.

He served on the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and the Technology Advisory Council for Indiana University. In addition, he served as a non-executive director on the board of Reed Elsevier PLC in London and Amsterdam and served as chair of their remuneration committee. He is a non-executive director of G4S PLC, a security solutions company based in London, and serves as the senior independent director and chair of the remuneration committee. He is the non-executive chairman of QinetiQ PLC, a defense company in the U.K. and U.S.

Elliott holds a degree from Indiana University with a major in marketing and a minor in economics.

He is based in Florida, but spends some of his time in the U.K.

About Kodak Alaris

Founded in September 2013, Kodak Alaris was formed when the Kodak Pension Plan (KPP) of the United Kingdom, through its trustee, KPP Trustees Limited, completed its acquisition of the Kodak Personalized Imaging and Document Imaging businesses from Eastman Kodak Company. The Kodak Alaris business is privately held by the KPP under the parent company for the group, Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited. The Personalized Imaging business provides ongoing innovation to market high-quality imaging products and services, serving consumers, retail partners and photography professionals through Retail Systems Solutions (including kiosks and in-store processing solutions), Event Imaging Solutions (including theme park imaging), Paper & Output Systems (traditional photographic paper and software) and Film Capture (still camera film products). The Document Imaging business helps organizations more intelligently capture and use information in business processes to maximize value. Kodak Alaris, which is licensed to use the Kodak brand, will focus on strategic, ongoing investments for these businesses to ensure long-term growth and success.

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