Peter R. Huntsman
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Peter R. Huntsman serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company. He has served as a director since 1994 and the Chairman of the Board since 2018. He also serves on the Board’s Litigation and Public Policy Committee. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in 2000, Mr. Huntsman served as President and Chief Operating Officer, positions to which he was first appointed in 1994. Mr. Huntsman joined Huntsman Polypropylene Corporation as a Vice President in 1987 after working for Olympus Oil for four years, later becoming a Senior Vice President and General Manager. Mr. Huntsman has also served as Senior Vice President of Huntsman Chemical Corporation and as Senior Vice President of Huntsman Packaging Corporation, a former subsidiary of our company. He currently serves as a director of Venator Materials PLC, which separated from Huntsman in 2017.
Nolan D. Archibald
Vice Chairman of the Board, Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Lead Independent Director
Mr. Archibald has served as a director of the Company since March 2005. He is currently the Company’s Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director. He is also Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Archibald served as Executive Chairman of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a consumer and commercial products company, from 2010 to 2013 and, before that, had been Chairman of The Black & Decker Corporation from 1987 until 2010. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Black & Decker from 1986 until 2010. Mr. Archibald previously served as a director of Lockheed Martin Corporation, Brunswick Corporation and ITT Corporation.
Dr. Mary C. Beckerle
Dr. Beckerle has served as a director of the Company since 2011. She is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Dr. Beckerle is an internationally recognized scientist and a Distinguished Professor of Biology and Oncological Sciences at the University of Utah, which she joined in 1986. She presently serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah and has done so since 2006. Dr. Beckerle has served on the Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institute of Health (NIH), on the Board of Directors of the American Association for Cancer Research, as President of the American Society for Cell Biology and as the Chair of the American Cancer Society Council for Extramural Grants. She currently sits on several scientific advisory boards, including the Medical Advisory Board of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Board of Scientific Advisors of the National Cancer Institute (USA) and the External Advisory Board of the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. She is also a member of the Cancer Policy and Advisory boards at Duke University, Georgetown University, University of Pennsylvania, and the National Center for Biological Sciences in Bangalore (India). Dr. Beckerle is a director of Johnson & Johnson, where she chairs the Science, Technology & Sustainability Committee and also serves on the Regulatory Compliance Committee.
M. Anthony Burns
Chair of the Audit Committee and Director
Mr. Burns has served as a director of the Company since 2010. He is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Burns currently serves as Chairman Emeritus of Ryder System, Inc., a provider of transportation and logistics services, a position he has held since his retirement from Ryder in 2002. Mr. Burns held several board and executive positions at Ryder before then, including Chairman of the Board from 1985 to 2002, Chief Executive Officer from 1983 to 2000, and President from 1979 to 1999. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Burns served in management of Mobil Oil Corporation. He is a Life Trustee of the University of Miami in Florida and is active in cultural and civic organizations in Florida. Mr. Burns previously served as a director of J.P. Morgan Chase, Stanley Black & Decker, JC Penney, and Pfizer.
Ms. Dulá joined the Company’s board of directors in June 2020 and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Sustainability Committee. Prior to her retirement in 2018, Ms. Dulá served as Vice Chairman of Bank of America, Latin America, and headed the Global Corporate and Investment Banking Division for the region, a position to which she was first appointed in 2013. Before that, she headed Merrill Lynch’s Latin America Wealth Management Division and BofA’s Latin America Corporate and Investment Banking Division. Prior to joining BofA, Ms. Dulá was Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Latino de Radio, the owner/operator of more than 500 radio stations in Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market, co-founded two internet companies, Internet Group of Brazil and Obsidiana, and served as CEO of Telemundo Studios México. She began her professional career as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs, based in London and New York, and arising to leadership positions. Ms. Dulá presently serves as an independent director on the boards of Hemisphere Media Group, Inc., a publicly-traded Spanish language media company, and Acciona, S.A., a publicly-traded renewable energy and infrastructure developer headquartered in Spain. She also serves as a member of the Latin America Strategic Advisory Board of Banco Itaú. Ms. Dulá is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and previously sat on the boards of the Council of the Americas, Women’s World Banking, and the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. In 2018, Ms. Dulá ranked 4th on Fortune's list of the 50 Most Powerful Latinas
Cynthia L. Egan
Ms. Egan joined the Company’s board of directors in June 2020 and is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Sustainability Committee. Prior to her retirement in 2012, Ms. Egan served as President of Retirement Plan Services for T. Rowe Price Group, a global investment management organization, a position to which she was first appointed in 2007. From 1989 to 2007, before joining T. Rowe Price, she held progressively more senior executive positions with Fidelity Investments, Inc., a multinational financial services corporation, including Executive Vice President, Head of Fidelity Institutional Services Company, President of the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, and Executive Vice President of Fidelity Management Research Company. She was the founding chair of the T. Rowe Price Women's Roundtable and the founding co-chair of the Council for Women of Boston College. Ms. Egan started her professional career at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in 1980 and worked at KPMG Peat Marwick and Bankers Trust before joining Fidelity Investments in 1989. She presently serves as a director and Chair of the Board of Directors of The Hanover Insurance Group, and she is a director of the BlackRock Fixed Income Funds Complex, comprising 110 mutual funds, and The Unum Group. She previously sat on the board of Envestnet, a NYSE-listed company providing wealth management technology and products to financial advisors and institutions. Ms. Egan spent one year as a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Department of Treasury where she advised senior level agency employees on domestic employment retirement security, and she currently Chairs the Board of Visitors of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and has served on the boards of the Walters Art Museum and The St. Paul's School for Boys.
Mr. Ferrari has served as a director of the Company since March 2018 and is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Sustainability Committee. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Versalis S.p.A., one of Europe’s largest chemical companies, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Matrìca S.p.A., a Versalis joint-venture with Novamont focusing on renewable chemistry. Mr. Ferrari was employed as a senior executive at the Company earlier in his career and has more than 35 years of operating and executive experience in the chemical industry, including working for Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) and Agip Petroli, a subsidiary of Eni S.p.A. He is President of PlasticsEurope Bruxelles, an association of plastics manufacturers, and previously served as President of the European Chemical Industry Council, Europe's leading trade association for the chemical industry. Mr. Ferrari serves as a director of Venator Materials PLC, which separated from Huntsman in 2017.
Sir Robert J. Margetts
Sir Robert Margetts has served as a director of the Company since 2010 and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He previously served as Deputy Chairman of OJSC Uralkali, a publicly traded potash fertilizer producer from 2010 to 2018, and as a director of Anglo American PLC from 1998 to 2010, Chairman of Legal & General Group PLC from 2000 until 2010, and Chairman of BOC Group PLC from 2002 to 2006. Prior to joining the Company’s Board in 2010, Sir Rob served as Chairman—Europe of Huntsman Corporation for ten years and worked at Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in various positions of increasing seniority and responsibility from 1969 to 2000, when he became Vice Chairman of ICI’s governing board. Sir Rob previously served as Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director of Venator Materials PLC, and he is founder and chairman of Ensus Ltd, a major bioethanol and protein producer and part of the CropEnergies Group, one of Europe's leading manufacturers of sustainably-produced bioethanol for the fuel sector today.
Ms. McGovern has served as a director of the Company since 2021. She is a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. McGovern retired in 2020 after more than 35 years of audit and advisory experience at Deloitte & Touche LLP. Her credentials include supervisory responsibilities over audits of Fortune 500 multinationals in various industrial sectors and substantial advisory work directly with clients on mergers and other strategic priorities, including business model transformation, financings and other transactions. Ms. McGovern brings demonstrated leadership from Deloitte, where she headed the succession and deployment process for accounting and assurance partners that focused on developing audit partners for the firm's most significant clients and, additionally, identified, mobilized, and directed resources globally to help partners and firm leaders respond to trends affecting multinational companies. Ms. McGovern is well familiar with the Board's responsibility to exercise strong oversight of the Company's financial accounting practices and systems of internal controls as she regularly served as a speaker at education and training sessions for clients' board members on how to exercise properly the role of an audit committee member. She also facilitated sessions for audit committees focused on transformation, enhancing effectiveness, and sharing leading practices.
Wayne A. Reaud
Chair of the Litigation Committee, Chair of the Compensation Committee and Director
Mr. Reaud has served as a director of the Company since March 2005. Mr. Reaud is Chair of the Compensation Committee and the Litigation and Public Policy Committee. Mr. Reaud is an accomplished trial lawyer and the founder of the Beaumont, Texas law firm of Reaud, Morgan & Quinn, LLP. For over 40 years, he has represented clients in significant cases involving personal injury, product liability, toxic torts and business litigation. He handled first impression mass tort litigation involving asbestos liability claims, including the largest asbestos product liability class action lawsuit in the history of Texas court system. He also represented the State of Texas in its landmark litigation against the tobacco industry. Mr. Reaud currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Beaumont Foundation of America and is a Director of the Reaud Charitable Foundation. He is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers, a member of the Philosophical Society and a member of the State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee. Mr. Reaud was chosen as the Most Distinguished Alumni of Texas Tech University Law School in 1998 and also chosen as the Most Distinguished Alumni of Lamar University in 2006. Mr. Reaud was awarded the Honorary Order of the Coif by the University of Texas School of Law in 2011. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Reaud previously served as a director of CBTX, Inc., a publicly-traded bank holding company for CommunityBank Texas N.A.