Eastman Kodak (KODK)

Bill Love Treasurer and Director, IR
Jim Continenza Executive Chairman
David Bullwinkle CFO
Eamon Trebilcock Ellington Management
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Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for your patience.

You’ve joined the Eastman Kodak Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will be given at that time. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference may be recorded. to call like host, to now Love. Bill would turn over the your I

Bill Love

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Jim Continenza

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David Bullwinkle

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Jim Continenza

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Eamon Trebilcock

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David Bullwinkle


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Jim Continenza

Thank you, everyone.

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