Philip Faraci was named president and chief operating officer, Eastman Kodak Company, in September 2007. As President and COO, Mr. Faraci is responsible for the day-to-day management of Kodak’s two major digital businesses: the Consumer Digital Imaging Group (CDG) and the Graphic Communications Group (GCG). Mr. Faraci had been President of CDG and a Senior Vice President of the company. He joined Kodak as Director, Inkjet Systems Program in December 2004. In February 2005, he was elected a senior vice president of the company. In June 2005, he was also named Director, Corporate Strategy & Business Development. He reports to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Antonio M. Perez.
Prior to Kodak, Mr. Faraci served as Chief Operating Officer of Phogenix Imaging and President and General Manager of Gemplus Corporation’s Telecom Business Unit. Prior to these roles, he spent 22 years at Hewlett-Packard, where he served as Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer Business Organization and Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Inkjet Imaging Solutions Group.
Mr. Faraci holds a BA in applied mechanics from the University of California, San Diego and is a graduate of the University’s Executive Program for Scientists and Engineers.more » « less