Huntsman Appoints New President for Its Performance Products Division
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced the appointment of Stu Monteith as President of its Performance Products division. He replaces Daniele Ferrari who has resigned to pursue other business opportunities.
Mr. Monteith most recently served as the division's Vice President for Global Markets and Business Development. He joined Huntsman in 1994 and has more than 30 years' experience in the chemical industry.
Peter Huntsman, President and CEO of Huntsman Corporation, said: "We wish Daniele success in his new responsibilities. He leaves Huntsman with our highest regards. His successor, Mr. Monteith, brings years of leadership, creativity and success to this new position. Under his stewardship, we look forward to continued growth and opportunity in what has become one of our most valuable businesses."
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has more than 11,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2009 revenues of approximately $8 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the Company's website at http://www.huntsman.com/.
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