Huntsman Officer Changes: J. Kimo Esplin Appointed Executive Vice President, Strategy & Investment, Sean Douglas Appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
In his new capacity, Mr. Esplin will report directly to
In Mr. Douglas's new role as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, he will also report directly to Mr. Huntsman and be responsible for Finance, Treasury, Accounting, Tax, Investor Relations, Corporate Development and Information Technology. Mr. Douglas joined the Company in 1990 and has held several positions, most recently Vice President, Corporate Development and Treasurer.
"Kimo's leadership as Chief Financial Officer has been invaluable to the Company. His new role will allow him to focus on global strategic opportunities that will further create shareholder value. Sean too has proven himself to be an exceptional leader. I am pleased with his promotion and I look forward to his continued contribution to this Company.
"As a Company, we are intensely focused on improving our free cash flow generation, growing our downstream differentiated businesses, and separating our Pigments and Additives and Textile Effects businesses. Having Kimo and Sean assume their new roles at the beginning of the year will ensure our ability to successfully deliver these objectives."
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