21 Sep 06
Technical Specialist joins Huntsman Textile Effects

THE WOODLANDS, TX - Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced today that Betty Tilley has joined Huntsman Textile Effects as a Technical Sales Specialist for the US and Canada. Her primary responsibilities will be with the Technical Textiles business and she will be based in High Point, NC. Tilley assumes her new role effective October 2.

Tilley joins Huntsman from Apollo Chemical Company, LLC where she most recently served as a Product Manager in Dyeing and Finishing.  Prior to Apollo, she worked as a Technical Manager at High Point Chemical Corporation, a division of KAO Corporation and as the Manager of the Synthesis and Development Lab at Burlington Industries, Sedgefield Specialities.

Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and commodity 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, rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has 15,000 employees and 78 operations in 24 countries. The Company had 2005 revenues of $13 billion.

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