Eastman Kodak (KODK)

Paul Dils Chief Tax Officer & Director, IR
James Continenza Executive Chairman & CEO
David Bullwinkle CFO, President, Eastman Business Park & SVP
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Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Eastman Kodak Q4 2020 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions]. I would now like to hand the conference over to your speaker for today, Paul Dils.

You may begin.

Paul Dils

Thank you, and good afternoon, everyone. Eastman Relations. Chief Dils, Director Officer Paul Investor of am Kodak Tax Company's and I Kodak's Quarter to Welcome Fourth Call. XXXX Earnings and Full Year At p.m. X:XX issued results Kodak release and afternoon, filed XXXX XXXX. XX-K this its full year on the for and financial fourth quarter Form its

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James Continenza

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David Bullwinkle

and good Jim, Thanks, afternoon.

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James Continenza

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David Bullwinkle

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James Continenza

Eastman thank week. and for Dave, for listeners you, your the in interest the to you call call today. Thank and Kodak. This continued great our attending Have concludes for a


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