Huntsman Appoints New General Counsel
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 6, 2013
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:
HUN) today announced the appointment of David Stryker as Executive Vice
President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective June 10. Currently Senior
Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer of
BASF Corporation, he succeeds Jim Moore who is retiring after 15 years of
service with Huntsman.
Mr. Stryker has been with BASF Corporation for nine years, working as the
senior legal, compliance and government affairs officer in North America, and
sitting on the North America Executive Committee (the region's managing
board). Previously, he was Associate General Counsel and Chief Compliance
Officer at Siemens Corporation and, prior to that, a partner at Kirkland &
Ellis. Mr. Stryker started his legal career as a judicial clerk to the
Honorable Robert H. Bork on the Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Peter Huntsman, President and CEO of Huntsman Corporation, said: "I would like
to thank Jim Moore for his exemplary contribution to Huntsman during what has
been a period of significant change and growth for the Business; and we
welcome David Stryker, who's breadth and depth of industry experience will be
a great addition our leadership team."
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals.
Our 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 has approximately 12,000
employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2012
revenues of over $11 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please
visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.
Statements in this release that are not historical are forward-looking
statements. These statements are based on management's current beliefs and
expectations. The forward-looking statements in this release are subject to
uncertainty and changes in circumstances and involve risks and uncertainties
that may affect the company's operations, markets, products, services, prices
and other factors as discussed in the Huntsman companies' filings with the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Significant risks and uncertainties
may relate to, but are not limited to, financial, economic, competitive,
environmental, political, legal, regulatory and technological factors. In
addition, the completion of any transactions described in this release is
subject to a number of uncertainties and closing will be subject to approvals
and other customary conditions. Accordingly, there can be no assurance that
such transactions will be completed or that the company's expectations will be
realized. The company assumes no obligation to provide revisions to any
forward-looking statements should circumstances change, except as otherwise
required by applicable laws.
SOURCE Huntsman Corporation
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