Huntsman Appoints New President for Performance Products Division
Wednesday June 10, 2009, 8:30 am EDT
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Corporation today announced the appointment of Daniele Ferrari as President of its Performance Products division.
Mr. Ferrari most recently served as the division's Vice President, Europe, Middle East & Africa. He has over 20 years of experience in the chemical industry.
Don Stanutz, prior President of Performance Products, will retire from Huntsman on June 15 after fifteen years with Huntsman.
Huntsman's President and CEO, Peter Huntsman, said, "2008 was the strongest year yet for Performance Products, in no small measure due to Don's able leadership. With Daniele Ferrari's deep knowledge of the division and its diversified portfolio of products and end markets, we are confident in the continued success and growth of this division."
Mr. Ferrari commented, "I am delighted to take the helm of this exciting division and to continue growing its expansive slate of innovative products and its commitment to sustainable chemistry."
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 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2008 revenues exceeding US$10 billion.
Source: PRNewswire-First Call
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