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On the Record / June 1, 2012

> Hires/Promotions/ Honors

James R. Deuschle, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Rich Products Corp., has assumed responsibility for oversight of Global Procurement. William Gillmore, global chief procurement officer, will report directly to Deuschle. Several other finance leaders were appointed to new roles within the Finance Department: Georgia Dachille, company senior vice president of finance for the U.S./Canada region, will oversee operational process ownership of enterprise planning with responsibility for the finance and strategic planning processes for the U.S./Canada region. Mary Kiener, newly appointed vice president of finance, business development, has assumed responsibilities for financial forecasting, benchmarking, acquisitions modeling and business integration planning and execution. Mike Welker has assumed overall responsibility for building Rich's acquisition and business integration capabilities in his new role as vice president of business integration. Sabrina Huddy has assumed responsibility as director of international finance for the company's Asia/Pacific, Europe/Middle East, Latin America, and South Africa regions. Mike Fuchs, as the newly appointed director of finance for Global Supply Chain, will provide strategic support, financial counsel and cost management expertise to the company's leaders.

> Company items

Valient Market Research, a market research and strategic consulting and advisement services provider, opened a new regional office at 300 International Drive, Suite 216, in Amherst. For the past five years, the company has served several leading Buffalo-area companies from its corporate headquarters office in Rochester.

Consolidated Insurance Agents, a group of independent insurance agencies based in Williamsville, recently added the Dennis Booth Agency in North Tonawanda. The agency, at 1045 Payne Ave., now offers personal insurance coverage from Travelers.

> Patents

Title: "Printhead including dual nozzle structure"

No.: 8,182,068

Inventors: Furlani, Edward P. (Lancaster); Panchawagh, Hrishikesh V. (Rochester)

Assignee: Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester)

Date issued: May 22, 2012

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Title: "High pressure open discharge pump system"

No.: 8,182,246

Inventors: Rohring, Steve (Buffalo)

Date issued: May 22, 2012