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01 Jul 15
Huntsman announces Leadership Succession for India Subcontinent

Rohit Aggarwal succeeds Steve Stilliard as Vice President and Managing Director


Mumbai, 1 July 2015 - Huntsman International (India) Pvt Ltd, a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals, has appointed Rohit Aggarwal as the Vice President and Managing Director of Huntsman India subcontinent with effect from July 1, 2015. Rohit will be succeeding Steve Stilliard who will be returning to Singapore. Mr Aggarwal will rejoin Huntsman after 2 years with Louis Dreyfus Commodities B.V where he was Chief Executive Officer for the Asia Region.


Mr Aggarwal will continue Steve’s leadership in helping grow the business, drive strategic partnerships and third party investment in India and the subcontinent. Speaking on the appointment, Paul Hulme, Huntsman Senior Corporate Officer, India Subcontinent said, “I would first like to thank Steve Stilliard for his valuable contribution throughout his stint at Huntsman India. He has displayed commendable leadership and keen sense of business insights in India which has positioned us for growth in India.”


“Rohit’s appointment recognizes our focus in accelerating our growth in a market that is exciting and filled with opportunities. He brings over 20 years of experience in the Chemical Industry, having led businesses across multiple chemical specialties, including additives, coatings, advanced materials and textiles. Rohit’s experience in Huntsman from 2003 to 2012 augments a deep understanding of Huntsman’s business and culture and will augur strategic growth in India”, Mr Hulme added.


Commenting on his appointment, Rohit Aggarwal, Vice President and Managing Director of Huntsman India subcontinent said, “I am pleased to be a part of Huntsman once again, to shoulder cross divisional responsibilities and challenges. India as a market has been familiar and exciting for me and Huntsman has scaled itself to much greater heights. I am excited to lead the next phase of development across our business units in India and truly honored to be given the opportunity to further strengthen our market position.”


Rohit Aggarwal started as Strategic Marketing Director in the Advanced Materials Division of Huntsman before moving to Textile Effects where he progressed from Vice President and business unit Head to Vice President Strategic Marketing and Planning. Rohit holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from MS University, and an MBA in International Business from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. A native of India, Aggarwal worked out of Germany, Belgium, and Switzerland before moving to Singapore with his family in 2009. His track record includes companies like Monsanto and UCB.




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About Huntsman:

Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2014 revenues of approximately $13 billion including the acquisition of Rockwood’s performance additives and TiO2 businesses. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets.  We operate more than 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in more than 30 countries and employ approximately 16,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions.  For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website


About Hunt sman Textile Effects
Huntsman Textile Effects is the leading global provider of high quality dyes and chemicals to the textile and related industries. With operations in more than 90 countries and seven primary manufacturing facilities in six countries (China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico and Thailand),  Huntsman Textile Effects is uniquely positioned to provide prompt and expert technical service wherever our customers are based. Sustainability, innovation and collaboration are at the heart of what we do. We use cutting edge technology to develop solutions and create innovative products with intelligent effects such as built-in freshness, sun protection or state-of-the-art dyes which reduce water and energy consumption. All these go towards meeting the needs of our customers in supporting a more sustainable environment.

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