F-STOPJames Chung (left) with Paul Hoeffel at the United Nations
IPC Donates Cameras to Aid Afghan Peace Process
The International Photographic Council, a non-governmental organization of the United Nations, has donated digital cameras from its member companies to the U.N. to help in monitoring the peace process in Afghanistan.
James Chung, president of the International Photographic Council, presented the Kodak DC5000 Zoom, Fuji FP2400, and the Minolta Dimage S-304 digital cameras to Paul Hoeffel, chief of the Department of Public Information at the United Nations.
Daniel Carp Moving Up...
• Eastman Kodak Co. chairman and CEO Daniel A. Carp re-assumed the responsibilities of president and COO, with the departure of Patricia F. Russo.
"We have a strong management team and our new operating model gives increased accountability to senior leadership," Carp said. "We will continue to strengthen our management, and over the next several months we will conduct a search for an executive to join the senior management team."
During her nine months at Kodak, Russo assisted Carp in developing a new operating model that is expected to help accelerate performance improvements.
• Lance Drummond has been appointed vice
president and regional business general manager of the U.S. and
Canada region for Kodak Professional.
• Eastman Kodak Co. named Regina Pizzoli chief executive officer of Encad Inc., a recently acquired manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers.
• Fuji Photo Film U.S.A. has appointed Camilla Jenkins to the newly created position of vice president of corporate communications.
• Stephen C. Schuster was recently named President-Konica Graphic Imaging International Inc. by Konica Corp.
Clay Blackmore Hosts "Weddings 2002" Seminar
Clay Blackmore presented a seminar designed to help photographers increase their profitability at various cities throughout February. He created his 10 best-selling portraits, shared how he maximizes the use of the Internet for his business, and demonstrated how he operates and markets his efficient studio.
The seminars were held in Detroit, Chicago, Jacksonville, and Atlanta.
For more details, go to www.collages.net/wedding2002.htm
Calumet Hollywood Moves to New Photographic Center
Calumet has relocated its Hollywood, California, store to a redesigned, 16,000-square foot professional photographic facility, located at 1135 Highland Ave.
A hands-on demonstration area contains the latest professional photographic products. More inventory is available, due to increased stock on hand.