CP50: Huntsman Corp.

Company Information

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 13,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The company had 2007 revenues of approximately $10 billion.

Company Officers

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    Peter R. Huntsman

    President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

    Peter R. Huntsman was appointed as CEO in July 2000. Previously, Huntsman served as president and chief operating officer. In 1987, he joined Huntsman Polypropylene Corporation as vice president before serving as senior vice president and general manager. Huntsman has also served as president of Olympus Oil, as senior vice president of Huntsman Chemical Corp. and as a senior vice president of Huntsman Packaging Corp., a former subsidiary of the company.

  • J. Kimo Esplin

    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    J. Kimo Esplin has served as chief financial officer of all of the Huntsman companies since 1999. From 1994 to 1999, Esplin served as Huntsman’s reasurer. Prior to joining Huntsman in 1994, he was a vice president in the Investment Banking Division of Bankers Trust Company, where he worked for seven years. He also serves as a director of Nutraceutical International Corp., a publicly traded nutrition supplements company.

  • Maria Csiba-Womersley

    Vice President and Chief Information Officer

    Maria Csiba-Womersly was appointed as CIO effective Sept. 1, 2006. She served as Global eBusiness director from 2004 to 2006 and also served as our director of Global IT Planning and Security. Previously, Csiba-Womersly was a Regional Polymer sales manager, a business director for Polypropylene and director of Polymer Logistics. Csiba-Womersly joined Huntsman in 1997.

Investor Information

For the latest financial reports, visit: http://ir.huntsman.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=186725&p=irol-irhome

Contact Information

  • Huntsman Corp.
  • 500 Huntsman Way
  • Salt Lake City, Utah 84108
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Products

Huntsman business units include Advanced Materials, Performance Products, Pigments, Polyurethanes and Textile Effects. Performance Products includes wetting agents to fuel additives and coatings to product solvents. Pigments produces titanium dioxide pigments. The Tioxide brand employs around 2,000 people world-wide, and have factories in eight countries with a combined total capacity of approximately 550,000 tons a year.