The chairman and managing director of Kodak, who also doubles as the firm’s
HR director, is the 500th member to join Personnel Today’s HR Directors’ Club.
Peter Blackwell worked his way to the top after joining Kodak in 1970
straight from university. After a varied management career spent working in
different parts of the business, including marketing, sales and manufacturing,
he was appointed Kodak’s HR director for the UK in May 2001.
He was then appointed to the role of UK chairman and MD in July the same
The HR Directors’ Club, which is free to join for director-level HR
professionals, is designed to provide business inspiration and networking
opportunities via a series of high-profile breakfast briefings and a dedicated
website. The site gives members free access to speakers’ notes, editorial
comment, an events diary and a notice board that provides a point of contact