A photograph of Kodak Australasia's Management Committee, May 1983. Dr Gerry Johnston, worked for Kodak from1969 to 1998. He commenced his career as a scientist working in the research laboratories, but later moved into marketing and management, finishing his career as managing director of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd and this photograph shows him as the Director and General Manager of the Marketing Division.

Standing, left to right: Ian F. Langford (Company Secretary and Manager Legal Services), John R. Errey (Manager Regional Operations Customer Services Division), Frank P. Whitford (Assistant Manager Employee Relations Division), Ian T. Turnbull (Director and Manager Finance and Administration Division), Lloyd J. Deenik (Director and Manager Commercial Markets Division),
Seated, left to right: Gerry Johnston (Director and General Manager Marketing Division), Donald F. Hogarth (Chairman of the Board), Edward G. Woods (Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer), John F. Mitcham (General Manager Manufacturing Division)

This photograph relates to the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.

Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.

Description of Content

The photograph features 10 men in suits. 5 are seated on brown chairs with grey plastic cushions, and 5 are standing. In the background there are semi-transparent beige curtains.

Physical Description

A colour photograph, landscape format

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