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Kodak CMO's Daunting Challenge and Entertaining Style

Marketing an Imploded Giant Back to Technological Relevance

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- While no chief marketing officer has an easy job these days, few face as challenging a task as Jeffrey Hayzlett. He's CMO at Kodak, a company that has suffered one of the century's most stunning implosions. With its product lines decimated by the digital revolution, the film and camera equipment marketer that employed 145,000 people in 1988 now has less than 20,000. Hayzlett's job is to market the crippled giant back to technological relevance. And he's as much a cheerleader as he is a formidable stage presence in that effort. This video is an excerpt of one of his latest performances.
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