Eastman Kodak (KODK)

Paul Dils Chief Tax Officer and Director, Investor Relations
Jim Continenza Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
David Bullwinkle Chief Financial Officer
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Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Eastman Kodak Q3 2021 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the call over to your host, Paul Dils.

You may begin.

Paul Dils

Thank you, and good afternoon, everyone. I am Paul Dils, Eastman Kodak Company's Chief Tax Officer and Director of Investor Relations. Quarter Call. Third Kodak's to XXXX Earnings Welcome At X:XX p.m. release results for afternoon, Kodak third financial its issued this the on quarter XXXX.

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Jim Continenza

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David Bullwinkle

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Jim Continenza

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We’re times Kodak. call them. of to Thank well attending we ahead and aware of your work the committed interest for continue through to the but us, challenging in you all are

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