Rohit Aggarwal has been appointed president of Huntsman’s Textile Effects division. He succeeds Paul Hulme, who will retire as president of Huntsman’s Textile Effects division, a position he has held since 2006.
Aggarwal joined Huntsman in 2005 and has held various positions within the corporation’s Advanced Materials and Textile Effects divisions. Currently, Aggarwal is Huntsman’s vice president and managing director of Indian Subcontinent, a position he has held since July 1, 2015.
Aggarwal has more than 20 years’ experience in the chemical industry across multiple chemical specialties. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda and a master’s degree in international business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi.
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2015 revenues of approximately 10 billion dollars. Huntsman Textile Effects is the 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). Its textile business is aligned with the industry’s growth markets and its cost efficiency and sustainability platform are widely recognised as the industry’s best practice.