Patrick Sheller Biography
PATRICK M. SHELLER
Patrick M. Sheller is Chief Compliance Officer of Eastman Kodak Company (Kodak). Mr. Sheller oversees and continuously evaluates the effectiveness of Kodak's compliance program to insure that it meets applicable legal requirements and standards and is consistent with best industry practices. He manages Kodak's confidential and anonymous compliance reporting system, its code of conduct, corporate policies, compliance training curriculum and internal investigations of compliance-related matters. Mr. Sheller also monitors the effectiveness of Kodak's compliance program through risk assessments and auditing of its internal compliance controls. He routinely reports to the Audit Committee of Kodak's Board of Directors and company senior management on the state of Kodak's compliance program.
Mr. Sheller previously held two business positions in Kodak's Health Group. As Operations Director for the Group's Health Informatics business, he managed product commercialization, project implementation services, customer support, bid and contract management and technical sales support activities. Prior to joining Kodak Health Informatics, Mr. Sheller was Director of Strategy & Business Development for Kodak's Healthcare Information Systems business where he managed strategic planning and developed third party technology alliances.
Before joining Kodak's Health Group, Mr. Sheller held several roles within the Kodak Legal Department. From 1999 to 2004, he was Kodak's Chief Antitrust Counsel in which capacity he managed the Company's antitrust compliance program and provided antitrust advice on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, alliances and divestitures, distribution and supply arrangements, pricing and promotions, trade shows and trade association activities and intellectual property licensing agreements. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Sheller was also on assignment to Kodak's Europe, Africa, Middle East and Russia (EAMER) regional headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and in the U.K. where he provided general legal advice to Kodak's EAMER businesses. Mr. Sheller joined Kodak at its Rochester, NY headquarters in 1993 as Marketing, Antitrust & Litigation counsel to Kodak's Health Group.
From 1989 to 1993, Mr. Sheller was in private law practice with the firm of McKenna & Cuneo (now McKenna, Long & Aldridge) in Washington, D.C. where he specialized in antitrust and health care law. From 1986 to 1989, Mr. Sheller worked for the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. where he served as an Antitrust Attorney Advisor to Chairman Daniel Oliver and as a Staff Attorney in the Commission's Bureau of Competition.
Mr. Sheller is a graduate of St. Lawrence University (1983) and Albany Law School of Union University (1986). He is a member of the the Assocation of Corporate Counsel and the American Bar Association's Antitrust Section. Mr. Sheller has been a guest lecturer for compliance, antitrust and health care conferences and has published articles on antitrust law and health care law.