|By Business Wire||
|July 15, 2014 05:00 AM EDT||
Kodak Alaris (KA) announces that Nicoletta (Nicki) Zongrone has joined the company as President of the Retail Systems Solutions and Event Imaging Solutions businesses, bringing a unique depth of industry and customer experience to the organization.
Nicki Zongrone (Photo: Business Wire)
“Nicki has unparalleled industry experience and customer knowledge, raising our ability to serve and solve the needs of consumers and retail partners,” said Ralf Gerbershagen, CEO of Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited. “She brings an incredible passion to our ongoing transformation.”
Along with this appointment, the company is also dividing the Personalized Imaging business into two units to accelerate execution and innovation in key markets. Dennis Olbrich moves to the role of President of the Paper & Output Systems and Film Capture businesses.
“Nicki and Dennis’ leadership will help us to provide creative new products and services for our diverse set of customers,” said Gerbershagen.
The Retail Systems Solutions team under Zongrone will focus on delivering world class solutions that make it easy for consumers to enrich, share and re-live their stories, their moments, and their lives. This includes creation of new personalized photo products delivered through prints, mobile apps, digital technologies and retail kiosks.
"I'm thrilled to join Kodak Alaris in its entrepreneurial startup phase,” said Zongrone. “It's a truly unique opportunity to shape the consumer imaging experience of the future as the billions of images captured yearly continue. I look forward to working with our retailers, suppliers and strategic partners to bring our vision to life."
Prior to joining Kodak Alaris in June 2014, Zongrone was an industry consultant and independent advisor to multiple private equity firms, specializing in retail and imaging markets. From 1997-2011, she held multiple senior leadership positions at Eastman Kodak Company, including Global General Manager and Corporate Vice President of Retail Systems Solutions from 2005-2011. She is a member of The Committee of 200, an invitation-only organization of the world’s most successful women business leaders.
Zongrone will be part of the KA executive committee and an executive member of the KA Board of Directors, reporting to Gerbershagen.
The Paper & Output Systems and Film Capture team under Olbrich will continue its mission to provide professional photographers, photographic labs, imaging specialty and wholesale labs with superior tools and services including trusted, industry leading output media.
Olbrich joined Kodak in 1982 and has held a number of management positions within the company, including most recently as President of Personalized Imaging.
Olbrich will be part of the KA executive committee and an executive member of the KA Board of Directors, reporting to Gerbershagen.
Both Zongrone and Olbrich will be based in Rochester, NY.
About Kodak Alaris
On September 3, 2013, the U.K. Kodak Pension Plan (KPP) completed its acquisition of the Kodak Document Imaging and Personalized Imaging businesses from Eastman Kodak Company and created a new company known as Kodak Alaris. The new company and its name preserve the heritage and legacy of the Kodak brand, while embodying the speed and agility to meet market needs and changes. 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. The Kodak trademark and trade dress are used under license from Eastman Kodak Company.
About Kodak Alaris' Personalized Imaging Businesses
The businesses consist of two divisions:
- Retail Systems Solutions, the world leader in retail photo kiosks and dry lab systems, offering retailers a competitive advantage in the photo services market and Event Imaging Solutions, providing digital souvenir photography services and solutions at theme parks, iconic destinations, resorts and other markets worldwide.
- Paper & Output Systems, offering photo specialty retailers, professional and wholesale labs, and photographers the broadest portfolio of traditional photographic paper and workflow solutions and Film Capture, offering consumers and professionals an award-winning range of still-camera film products.
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