Mr. Berman was appointed to his current position in January 2002 and was elected a vice president of the company in February 2002. In March 2005, he was elected a senior vice president by the Board of Directors. In this capacity, he is responsible for the design and implementation of all human resources strategies, policies and processes throughout the corporation. He is a member of the Eastman Kodak Company Executive Council, and serves on the company’s Senior Executive Diversity and Inclusion Council and Ethics Committee. He works closely with Kodak’s CEO, Board of Directors and Executive Compensation and Development Committee on all executive compensation and development processes for the corporation. Prior to this position, Mr. Berman was the Associate Director of Human Resources and the Director and divisional vice president of Human Resources for Global Operations, leading the delivery of strategic and operational human resources services to Kodak’s global manufacturing, supply chain and regional operations around the world. He has held a variety of other key human resources positions for Kodak over his 25 year career, including the Director and divisional vice president of Human Resources for the global Consumer Imaging business and the Human Resources Director for Kodak Colorado Division.
(University of Michigan); Cornell University’s Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies, and the American Productivity and Quality Center. He has spoken at numerous conferences, including the California Strategic Human Resource Partnership; the Department of Navy Roundtable on Human Capital; the Conference Board’s Human Resources Conference; the Shell Diversity Conference; and the Out and Equal Conference. He was the recipient of the 2004 Outspoken and Visible Award recognizing individuals who are role models for promoting a supportive work environment for all individuals independent of their sexual orientation or gender expression. In 2006, Mr. Berman was selected to Human Resource Executive® magazine’s HR Executive Honor Roll, recognizing executives who have distinguished themselves through excellence in the HR profession.
Mr. Berman serves on the board of the HR Policy Association and is a member of the Personnel Roundtable. He also serves as an executive advisor to the board of directors of the Rochester Urban League.
Mr. Berman holds a BS degree in Business from the University of Minnesota and a Masters of Industrial and Labor Relations from the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University.more » « less