People: Huntsman Corp (HUN)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jon Huntsman

76 2009 Executive Chairman of the Board

Peter Huntsman

51 2000 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Nolan Archibald

70 2011 Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director

J. Kimo Esplin

51 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Anthony Hankins

56 2011 Division President - Polyurethanes, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific

Paul Hulme

57 2009 Division President - Textile Effects

James Huntsman

43 2011 Division President - Advanced Materials

Stewart Monteith

57 2011 Division President - Performance Products

Simon Turner

50 2008 Division President - Pigments

David Stryker

55 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

R. Wade Rogers

48 2009 Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources

Ronald Gerrard

54 2009 Senior Vice President - Environmental, Health & Safety and Manufacturing Excellence

Brian Ridd

55 2000 Senior Vice President - Purchasing

Russ Stolle

51 2010 Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel

Maria Csiba-Womersley

55 2006 Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Randy Wright

55 2012 Vice President, Controller

John Heskett

45 2009 Vice President - Planning, Treasurer

Kurt Ogden

45 2009 Vice President - Investor Relations

Kevin Hardman

50 2002 Vice President - Tax

Steven Jorgensen

45 2012 Vice President - Accounting Shared Services and Internal Controls

Jon Huntsman

54 2012 Director

Robert Margetts

68 2010 Director

Mary Beckerle

59 2011 Independent Director

M. Anthony Burns

71 2010 Independent Director

Patrick Harker

55 2010 Independent Director

Wayne Reaud

66 2005 Independent Director

Alvin Shoemaker

75 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jon Huntsman

Mr. Jon M. Huntsman, Sr., is Executive Chairman of the Board of Huntsman Corporation, since February 1, 2009. Mr. Huntsman also serves on Litigation Committee. Prior to his appointment as Executive Chairman effective February 1, 2009, Mr. Huntsman served as Chairman of the Board of the company since its formation in 2004 and the predecessors to the company since 1970, when he founded his first plastics company. Mr. Huntsman served as Chief Executive Officer of the company and affiliated companies from 1970 to 2000. Mr. Huntsman is a director or manager, as applicable, of Huntsman International and certain of the Compamy's other subsidiaries. In addition, Mr. Huntsman serves or has served as Chairman or as a member of numerous corporate, philanthropic and industry boards, including the American Red Cross, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Primary Children's Medical Center Foundation, the Chemical Manufacturers Association and the American Plastics Council. Mr. Huntsman was selected in 1994 as the chemical industry's top Chief Executive Officer for all businesses in Europe and North America. Mr. Huntsman formerly served as Special Assistant to the President of the United States and as Vice Chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He is the founding and principal benefactor of the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

Peter Huntsman

Mr. Peter R. Huntsman is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Huntsman Corporation. Mr. Huntsman is President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of our company. Prior to his appointment in July 2000 as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Huntsman had served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 1994. In 1987, after working for Olympus Oil since 1983, Mr. Huntsman joined Huntsman Polypropylene Corporation as Vice President before serving as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Mr. Huntsman has also served as Senior Vice President of Huntsman Chemical Corporation and as a Senior Vice President of Huntsman Packaging Corporation, a former subsidiary of our company. Mr. Huntsman is the son of Jon M. Huntsman, our Executive Chairman, the brother of James H. Huntsman, our Division President, Advanced Materials, and the brother of Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., our director.

Nolan Archibald

Mr. Nolan D. Archibald is Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director of Huntsman Corporation. He has served as one of the company's directors since March 2005 and he is currently the Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director of the Board. Mr. Archibald is also Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Archibald served as Executive Chairman of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a consumer and commercial products company, from March 2010 to March 2013, and continues to serve as a director of the company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Black & Decker Corporation, a consumer and commercial products company, from 1986 until 2010, as well as Chairman of the Board of The Black & Decker Corporation from 1987 until 2010. In addition, Mr. Archibald serves as a director of Lockheed Martin Corporation and Brunswick Corporation.

J. Kimo Esplin

Mr. J. Kimo Esplin is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Huntsman Corporation. Mr. Esplin has served as Chief Financial Officer of all of the Huntsman companies since 1999. From 1994 to 1999, Mr. Esplin served as Treasurer. Prior to joining Huntsman in 1994, Mr. Esplin was a Vice President in the Investment Banking Division of Bankers Trust Company, where he worked for seven years. Mr. Esplin also serves as a director of Nutraceutical International Corporation, a publicly traded nutrition supplements company.

Anthony Hankins

Mr. Anthony P. Hankins is Division President - Polyurethanes, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific of Huntsman Corporation. Mr. Hankins is Division President, Polyurethanes in March 2004 and Chief Executive Officer, Asia-Pacific in February 2011. From May 2003 to February 2004, Mr. Hankins served as President, Performance Products, from January 2002 to April 2003, he served as Global Vice President, Rigids Division for the Polyurethanes business, from October 2000 to December 2001, he served as Vice President—Americas for the Polyurethanes business, and from March 1998 to September 2000, he served as Vice President—Asia-Pacific for the Polyurethanes business. Mr. Hankins worked for ICI from 1980 to February 1998, when he joined the Company. At ICI, Mr. Hankins held numerous management positions in the plastics, fibers and polyurethanes businesses.

Paul Hulme

Mr. Paul G. Hulme is Division President - Textile Effects of Huntsman Corporation, since February 2009. From June 2003 to February 2009, Mr. Hulme served as Division President, Materials and Effects. From February 2000 to May 2003, Mr. Hulme served as Vice President, Performance Chemicals, and from December 1999 to February 2000 he served as Operations Director, Polyurethanes. Prior to joining Huntsman in 1999, Mr. Hulme held various positions with ICI in finance, accounting and information systems roles. Mr. Hulme is a Chartered Accountant.

James Huntsman

Mr. James H. Huntsman is Division President - Advanced Materials of Huntsman Corporation., since July 2011. Prior to that time, Mr. Huntsman served as Vice President of Huntsman Advanced Materials, Americas Region since February 2009. From March 2006 to February 2009, Mr. Huntsman owned and managed a film production company based in Los Angeles, California. Prior to March 2006, he served as Vice President, U.S. Base Chemicals and Polymers. Mr. Huntsman originally joined the Company in 1990 and has held numerous manufacturing and commercial roles of increasing responsibility within a number of divisions.

Stewart Monteith

Mr. Stewart A. Monteith is Division President - Performance Products of Huntsman Corporation, since February 2011. Prior to that time, Mr. Monteith served as Vice President of the Performance Specialties Unit, a position he held since August 2003. He also served as Vice President for Global Markets and Business Development. Mr. Monteith joined Huntsman in 1994. Prior to joining Huntsman, Mr. Monteith held various positions with Texaco Chemical Company and Union Carbide.

Simon Turner

Mr. Simon Turner is Division President - Pigments of Huntsman Corporation, since November 2008. Prior to his appointment to this position in November 2008, Mr. Turner served as Senior Vice President, Pigments since April 2008. From September 2004 to April 2008, Mr. Turner served as Vice President of Global Sales and from July 1999 to September 2004, he held positions including General Manager Co-Products and Director Supply Chain and Shared Services. Prior to joining Huntsman in July 1999, Mr. Turner held various positions with ICI.

David Stryker

Mr. David Stryker has been appointed as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Huntsman Corporation effective June 10, 2013. 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.

R. Wade Rogers

Mr. R. Wade Rogers is Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources of Huntsman Corporation, since August 2009. From May 2004 to August 2009, Mr. Rogers served as Vice President, Global Human Resources, from October 2003 to May 2004, Mr. Rogers served as Director, Human Resources—Americas and from August 2000 to October 2003, he served as Director, Human Resources for Polymers and Base Chemicals businesses. From the time he joined Huntsman in 1994 to August 2000, Mr. Rogers served as Area Manager, Human Resources—Jefferson County Operations. Prior to joining Huntsman, Mr. Rogers held a variety of positions with Texaco Chemical Company.

Ronald Gerrard

Mr. Ronald W. Gerrard is Senior Vice President - Environmental, Health & Safety and Manufacturing Excellence of Huntsman Corporation, since June 2009. He also serves as Corporate Sustainability Officer. From May 2004 to June 2009, Mr. Gerrard served as Vice President, Global Operations and Technology in Polyurethanes business. From 1999 to May 2004, Mr. Gerrard served as Vice President, Asia; Business Director, Flexible Foams; and Director, EHS and Engineering, also within Polyurethanes business. Prior to joining Huntsman in 1999, Mr. Gerrard had worked for ICI and for EVC, a joint venture between ICI and Enichem. Mr. Gerrard is a Chartered Engineer.

Brian Ridd

Mr. Brian V. Ridd is Senior Vice President - Purchasing of Huntsman Corporation, since July 2000. Mr. Ridd served as Vice President, Purchasing from December 1995 until he was appointed to his current position. Mr. Ridd joined Huntsman in 1984.

Russ Stolle

Mr. Russ R. Stolle is Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel of Huntsman Corporation, January 2010. From October 2006 to January 2010, Mr. Stolle served as Senior Vice President, Global Public Affairs and Communications, from November 2002 to October 2006, he served as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, from October 2000 to November 2002 he served as Vice President and Chief Technology Counsel and from April 1994 to October 2000 he served as Chief Patent and Licensing Counsel. Prior to joining Huntsman in 1994, Mr. Stolle had been an attorney with Texaco Inc. and an associate with the law firm of Baker & Botts.

Maria Csiba-Womersley

Ms. Maria Csiba-Womersley is Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Huntsman Corporation, September 2006. Ms. Csiba-Womersley served as Global eBusiness Director from 2004 to 2006 and also served as Director of Global IT Planning and Security. Previously, Ms. Csiba-Womersley was a Regional Polymer Sales Manager, a Business Director for Polypropylene and Director of Polymer Logistics. Ms. Csiba-Womersley joined Huntsman in 1997.

Randy Wright

Mr. Randy W. Wright is Vice President and Controller of Huntsman Corporation., since February 17, 2012. Prior to his appointment to this position in February 2012, Mr. Wright served as Assistant Controller and Director of Financial Reporting since July 2004. Prior to joining Huntsman in 2004, Mr. Wright held various positions with Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Riverwood International, Johns Manville and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Wright is a Certified Public Accountant.

John Heskett

Mr. John R. Heskett is Vice President - Planning and Treasurer of Huntsman Corporation, since December 2009. From September 2008 until October 2009, Mr. Heskett served as a Vice President at Boart Longyear Limited, a publicly-listed exploration drilling services and products company. Mr. Heskett previously served as Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations for the Company from August 2004 until September 2008 and was appointed Vice President, Corporate Development in 2002. Mr. Heskett also served as Assistant Treasurer for the Company and several of subsidiaries. Prior to joining Huntsman in 1997, Mr. Heskett was Assistant Vice President and Relationship Manager for PNC Bank, N.A., where he worked for a number of years.

Kurt Ogden

Mr. Kurt D. Ogden is Vice President - Investor Relations of Huntsman Corporation. Prior to his appointment to this position in February 2009, Mr. Ogden served as Director, Corporate Finance since October 2004. Prior to joining Huntsman in 2004, Mr. Ogden held various positions with Hillenbrand Industries, Pliant Corporation and Huntsman Chemical Corporation. Mr. Ogden is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a master's degree in business administration.

Kevin Hardman

Mr. Kevin C. Hardman is Vice President - Tax of Huntsman Corporation. Mr. Hardman served as Chief Tax Officer from 1999 until he was appointed to his current position in 2002. Prior to joining Huntsman in 1999, Mr. Hardman was a tax Senior Manager with the accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he worked for 10 years. Mr. Hardman is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a master's degree in tax accounting.

Steven Jorgensen

Mr. Steven C. Jorgensen has been Vice President - Accounting Shared Services and Internal Controls of Huntsman Corporation., effective February 17, 2012. Prior to his appointment to this position in February 2012, Mr. Jorgensen served as Vice President, Internal Controls and Internal Audit since May 2007. Mr. Jorgensen joined Huntsman in May 2004 as Director of Internal Controls and in May 2005 was appointed as Director of Internal Audit and Controls. Prior to joining Huntsman, Mr. Jorgensen was Vice President and Audit Manager with General Electric Consumer Finance, and prior to that he was an audit Senior Manager with the accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Jorgensen is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a master's degree in accounting.

Jon Huntsman

Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., is Director of Huntsman Corporation., since February 2012. Mr. Huntsman was most recently a candidate for the Republican nomination for the President of the United States. From 2009 to 2011, he served as U.S. Ambassador to China and he served as Governor of the State of Utah from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Huntsman's public service also includes appointments as U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Asia. Mr. Huntsman currently serves as Chairman of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation. He also serves as a director of Ford Motor Company. Mr. Huntsman originally joined company in 1983 and served in numerous capacities, including Vice Chairman, until his resignation in 2005.

Robert Margetts

Sir. Robert John Margetts is Director of Huntsman Corporation since August 2010. He currently serves as Deputy Chairman of OJSC Uralkali, a publicly traded potash fertilizer producer, and on the boards of a number of privately held companies. Sir Robert previously served as a director of Anglo American PLC from 1998 to 2010, Chairman of Legal & General Group PLC from 2000 until 2010 and Chairman of BOC Group PLC from 2002 to 2006. Sir Robert served as Chairman—Europe of Huntsman Corporation from 2000 to August 2010. He worked for Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in various levels of increasing responsibility from 1969 to 2000, where he ultimately served as the Vice Chairman of its Main Board.

Mary Beckerle

Dr. Mary C. Beckerle, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Huntsman Corporation since May 2011. She serves as a member of the Governance Committee. Dr. Beckerle is an internationally recognized scientist who has served on numerous national scientific boards and committees, including the Advisory Committee to the Director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. She is currently a member of cancer policy and advisory boards at the American Association of Cancer Research, Georgetown University, the University of Pennsylvania, the National Center for Biological Sciences in Bangalore (India), and the Mechanobiology Institute of the National University of Singapore. Dr. Beckerle is a Distinguished Professor of Biology in the College of Science at the University of Utah, which she joined in 1986. Since 2006, Dr. Beckerle has served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah. Dr. Beckerle served as President of the American Society for Cell Biology in 2006, held a Guggenheim Fellowship at the Curie Institute in Paris, and is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Beckerle is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow. She has demonstrated her commitment to boardroom excellence by completing NACD's comprehensive program of study for corporate directors.

M. Anthony Burns

Mr. M. Anthony Burns is Independent Director of Huntsman Corporation since March 2010. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Governance Committee. Mr. Burns currently serves as Chairman Emeritus of Ryder System, Inc., a provider of transportation and logistics services, a position that he has held since 2002. Mr. Burns served in several positions at Ryder until his retirement in 2002, including Chairman of the Board from 1985 to 2002, Chief Executive Officer from 1983 to 2000 and President from 1979 to 1999. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Burns served in management of Mobil Oil Corporation. Mr. Burns also currently serves as a director of Pfizer Inc. He is a Life Trustee of the University of Miami in Florida and is active in cultural and civic organizations in Florida.

Patrick Harker

Dr. Patrick T. Harker is Independent Director of Huntsman Corporation since March 2010. Dr. Harker serves as Chairman of the company's Governance Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee. Dr. Harker was recently appointed to the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in January 2012 as a Class B director. Since 2007, Dr. Harker has been President of the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware. From February 2000 through June 2007, Dr. Harker was Dean of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and served as a Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering in the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science. From 2000 to 2010, Dr. Harker served as a Trustee of the Goldman Sachs Trust and Goldman Sachs Variable Trust. He also served as a Member of the Board of Managers of the Goldman Sachs Hedge Fund Partners Registered Fund LLC from 2004 through 2009. Since May 2009, Dr. Harker has served as a director for Pepco Holdings, Inc., a public utility holding company.

Wayne Reaud

Mr. Wayne A. Reaud is Independent Director of Huntsman Corporation since March 2005. Mr. Reaud currently serves as Chairman of our Litigation Committee, which was formed in November 2008, and he serves as a member of our Compensation Committee. Mr. Reaud is a trial lawyer and the founder of the law firm of Reaud, Morgan & Quinn. For over 30 years, he has represented clients in significant cases involving personal injury, product and premises liability, toxic torts and business litigation. Mr. Reaud has handled first impression mass tort litigation involving asbestos premises liability claims, including the largest asbestos product liability class action lawsuit in the history of Texas courts. He also represented the State of Texas in its landmark litigation against the tobacco industry. Mr. Reaud currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Beaumont Foundation of America and is a Director of the Reaud Charitable Foundation. He is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers, a member of the Philosophical Society and a member of the State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee. Mr. Reaud was chosen as the Most Distinguished Alumni of Texas Tech University Law School in 1998 and also chosen as the Most Distinguished Alumni of Lamar University in 2006. Mr. Reaud was awarded the Honorary Order of the Coif by the University of Texas in 2011. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America.

Alvin Shoemaker

Mr. Alvin V. Shoemaker is Independent Director of Huntsman Corporation since March 2005. Mr. Shoemaker serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. Mr. Shoemaker has been a private investor since his retirement as Chairman of the Board of First Boston Corporation and First Boston, Inc. in 1989, a position he assumed in 1983. Mr. Shoemaker also serves as a director of Wynn Resorts Limited.
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