Daniel Carp

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Daniel Allen 'Dan' Carp (born 1948) is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Eastman Kodak Company. Carp will serve as the next Chairman of the Board of Delta Air Lines, replacing current Chairman Gerald Grinstein. A native of Wytheville, Virginia, Carp currently lives in Naples, Florida.

He joined Kodak in 1970 as a statistical analyst and held a variety of positions throughout his career before becoming president and CEO in 2000. Carp stepped down as President and CEO in 2005 and was succeeded by Antonio M. Pérez. On December 31, 2005, Perez took over as Chairman of the Board.

His education includes a BBA in Quantitative Methods from the Ohio University, an MBA from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Master's degree in Management (M.B.A.) as a Sloan Fellow at the MIT Sloan School of Management in 1988.

Carp currently serves on the Board of Directors at Texas Instruments and Norfolk Southern Corp.

Career Timeline[edit]

  • 1970 - Began career at Eastman Kodak
  • 1986 - Assistant General Manager of the Latin American Region
  • 1988 - Elected Vice President and General Manager of the Latin American Region
  • 1990 - General Manager of the European Marketing Companies
  • October, 1991 - General Manager of the European, African, and Middle Eastern Region
  • November 1, 1995 - Elected Executive Vice President and Assistant Chief Operating Officer
  • January 1, 1997 - Elected President and Chief Operating Officer
  • December 12, 1997 - Elected to the Board of Directors
  • January 1, 2000 to December 8, 2000 - President and Chief Executive Officer
  • December 8, 2000 to April 16, 2001 - Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
  • April 16, 2001 to January 4, 2002 - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
  • January 4, 2002 to April 2, 2003 - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chief Operating Officer
  • April 2, 2003 to May 31, 2005 - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
  • June 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005 - Chairman

Awards[edit]

  • 1997 - Human Relations Award of the American Jewish Committee Photographic Imaging Division
  • 2000 - Alumni Hall of Distinction of the New York State Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities
  • 2001 - Photographic & Imaging Manufacturers Association Leadership Award
  • 2003 - Diversity Best Practices CEO Leadership Award
  • 2004 - PhotoImaging Manufacturers & Distributors Association Person of the Year Award
  • 2005 - Corning Award for Excellence

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Business positions
Preceded by
George M. C. Fisher
CEO of Eastman Kodak
January 1, 2000 – May 31, 2005
Succeeded by
Antonio M. Perez