Huntsman Performance Products Adds New Coatings, Polymers and Resins Global Marketing Manager
THE WOODLANDS, TX – Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has hired Claire Cruz as Global Market Manager, Performance Specialties, Coatings, Polymers and Resins. Her focus will be on the epoxy and polyurea markets. She brings to this role an excellent blend of sales leadership, strategic market positioning and new product development strategy experience.
“We have great confidence that Claire’s expertise and business background will add to the service and knowledge our customers expect from us in the industry,” says Alan Pekarik, Global Business Director, Coatings, Polymers, and Resins, Huntsman Performance Products.
Cruz joins Huntsman from Chemtura Corporation, where she served as both the Latin America Sales Manager and a Strategic Account Manager. While at Chemtura, she successfully developed and implemented plans to grow the antioxidants supply position, new distribution strategies and managed a cross-functional team to introduce new organic-based stabilizers to PVC applications in Latin America.
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has 14,000 employees and over 75 operations in 24 countries. The Company had 2006 revenues from all operations of over $13 billion.
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