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2013-06-05 12:31:12

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross elected four new members to its Board of Governors: Afsaneh M. Beschloss; Jon M. Huntsman, Sr.; Joseph E. Madison and Tina M. Schiel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "We welcome these extraordinary individuals to the board of governors," said Chairman Bonnie McElveen-Hunter. "They are talented and respected community and business leaders who are committed to helping others. Together,...

2013-05-21 20:20:25

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that Jon M. Huntsman, its Executive Chairman and Founder, sold shares of the company in order to honor long standing charitable commitments. Jon M. Huntsman stated: "From time to time, it is necessary to monetize a portion of my investment in Huntsman Corporation in order to fund philanthropic commitments, including a $100 million commitment to cancer research and the expansion of facilities...

2013-03-21 16:22:39

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced a combined investment of $135 million at two of its worldscale methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) manufacturing facilities: increasing capacity at its Geismar, USA site and upgrading its downstream specialties production capability at its Rotterdam, the Netherlands site. The Geismar capacity will be increased by 50ktes to 500ktes using improved process technology developed by Huntsman....

2013-01-23 04:20:36

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) today announced plans to launch a global transformational change program across its Advanced Materials division, as part of an on-going strategic plan designed to improve the company's manufacturing efficiencies, enhance commercial excellence and ensure its long-term global competitiveness. Weak economic conditions in key global markets, combined with rising fixed costs and continued volatility in the cost of...

2013-01-22 08:24:05

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that it has joined a coalition of U.S. manufacturers and others opposed to proposals from LNG exporters to permit the unlimited export of American natural gas. The coalition, America's Energy Advantage, seeks to promote rational energy policies designed to use America's newly developed shale-based low cost natural gas to provide the economic basis to spur significant new investment in...

2012-07-12 10:20:15

HOUSTON, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Major General Thomas L. Wilkerson, former CEO of the U.S. Naval Institute, will appear on "Tim Connolly's Winning Strategies" (www.winningstrategies.net) on Friday, July 13 at 12:00 p.m. CT. Marilyn Cohen and the General will discuss the current volatile situation in the Middle East concerning Iran's nuclear weapons program and Israel's power to disrupt their nuclear development program. General Wilkerson speaks as an internationally known expert on the...

2012-04-23 10:25:11

HOUSTON, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Validas, the world leader in global mobile intelligence, announced today that it has received a strategic investment from Huntsman Gay Global Capital, a leading middle market private equity firm. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120423/MM92732LOGO) Validas offers a unique window into 'big data' with VERA, a patented wireless decision engine, which transforms mobile billing...

2012-04-11 10:21:29

PEORIA, Ill., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced today that Jon M. Huntsman Jr. has been elected to the Caterpillar Board of Directors effective immediately. Huntsman, 51, is the former United States Ambassador to China (2009-2011) and the former governor of Utah (2005-2009). Huntsman's extensive foreign policy experience also includes an appointment as the United States Ambassador to Singapore (1992-1993) and service as the United States Trade...

2012-02-09 08:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) announced today the election of Jon M. Huntsman Jr. to the company's Board of Directors effective immediately. Huntsman, 51, is chairman of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, a Utah-based cancer charity. The former Republican candidate for president of the United States has served in numerous public and private positions around the world, most recently as the United States Ambassador to China. "Jon...

2012-02-06 06:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced the appointment of Jon Huntsman, Jr. as a new director to its Board of Directors effective February 1, 2012. Jon Huntsman, Jr., age 51, most recently was a candidate for the Republican nomination for the President of the United States. He suspended his campaign less than a month ago. Mr. Huntsman's public service career includes his two time election as Governor of Utah, United States...