Woodlands, Texas-based specialty chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corp. has named Rohit Aggarwal as president of Huntsman’s Textile Effects division, effective July 31, 2016.
Most recently he has been Huntsman’s vice president and managing director of Indian subcontinent operations, a position he has held since July 1, 2015. Aggarwal joined Huntsman in 2005 and has held various positions within the corporation’s Advanced Materials and Textile Effects divisions. In 2013, he left Huntsman to join Louis Dreyfus Commodities B.V. as chief executive officer of the Asia region, a position he held until his return in 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, India, and a master’s degree in international business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade in New Delhi.
Aggarwal succeeds Paul Hulme, who is retiring from the position he has held since 2006.