Quote Originally Posted by railwayman3 View Post
I think that you will find that Harman's execs/directors had all been with the old Ilford company, and were well experienced in their respective fields.
This would appear to be the case, given the eventually successful outcome. And the fact that my darkroom is now full of Ilford-branded products.

I always had the feeling with Kodak that a decision was taken to transition to digital technologies. So they started building a bridge from the analog to the digital side of the river. Then, for each two planks Perez had them tear up behind them, he had them lay down one plank in front of them...

It does indeed boil down to executive leadership.