Huntsman Corp. recently announced the appointment of Jon Huntsman, Jr. as a new director to its Board of Directors, effective February 1. Jon Huntsman, Jr. most recently was a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. presidency. His public service career includes his two-time election as governor of Utah, U.S. ambassador to China, U.S. ambassador to Singapore, and deputy U.S. trade representative and ambassador.

“Jon is regarded with dignity and respect throughout the world,” said Jon M. Huntsman, Sr., executive chairman of the Board of Directors. “His international and diplomatic experience is well-known and admired. He has previously served as vice chairman of our Huntsman businesses and thus will contribute enormously as a member of our Board of Directors.”

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