Eastman Board Appoints Mark Costa CEO Effective January 1, 2014

May 14, 2013

Mark Costa named new Eastman Chemical Company CEO

Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Executive Vice President Mark J. Costa President effective immediately and Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2014. The Board also appointed Costa as a Director, effective immediately, to serve until the Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2014.