Huntsman Names New President of Advanced Materials Division
Huntsman Corporation, The Woodlands, TX/USA, today announced that Scott Wright will succeed James Huntsman as President of Huntsman's Advanced Materials division, effective June 1.
Most recently Vice President-Europe for Huntsman's Advanced Materials division, a position to which he was appointed in 2011, Wright joined Huntsman in 1999 with the acquisition of ICI. He spent 15 years in Huntsman's Pigments division in a number of roles of increasing responsibility – including product development, business planning, marketing and sales – before moving into Advanced Materials in 2011.
After 23 years with Huntsman Corporation, James Huntsman has elected to step down as President of Advanced Materials division to pursue personal interests. He joined the corporation in 1990 and held a series of increasingly responsible manufacturing and commercial roles, including Vice President, US Base Chemicals. In 2009, he joined the Advanced Materials division as Vice President-Americas Region, and was named division President in 2011.
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