Huntsman Appoints New General Counsel
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.
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