THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) has joined the American Chemistry Council (ACC), and President and CEO Peter Huntsman has been appointed to ACC's Executive Committee and Board of Directors. ACC is the chemical industry's leading advocacy organization.
As a global leader developing some of the world's most innovative products, Huntsman's membership in the ACC is consistent with the company's values, including stakeholder engagement, sustainability, sound science and technology leadership.
Peter Huntsman said, "We are enthusiastic about joining the ACC and look forward to working with them to address many of the challenges facing our industry. Under the leadership of ACC President & CEO Cal Dooley, the organization has a proven track record of success and has been an effective industry advocate for the critical role we play in the lives of people around the world."
Cal Dooley added, "Huntsman Corporation is an iconic American company and we are thrilled to welcome them to the ACC family. ACC has achieved great success and I look forward to working alongside Peter and his team as we build on our momentum in 2017 and beyond."
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2015 revenues of more than $10 billion. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 15,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions including the Pigments and Additives division that we intend to spin-off as Venator Materials Corporation. 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, volatile global economic conditions, cyclical and volatile product markets, disruptions in production at manufacturing facilities, reorganization or restructuring of Huntsman's operations, including any delay of, or other negative developments affecting, the spin-off of Venator Materials Corporation, the ability to implement cost reductions and manufacturing optimization improvements in Huntsman businesses and realize anticipated cost savings, and other financial, economic, competitive, environmental, political, legal, regulatory and technological factors. The company assumes no obligation to provide revisions to any forward-looking statements should circumstances change, except as otherwise required by applicable laws.
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