David H. Huntsman: Mormon Businessman

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David H. Huntsman Mormon Businessman

David H. Huntsman is a business executive with the Huntsman Corporation, a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. The corporation is originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals. He is currently chairman and CEO of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation.

Huntsman was born on November 6, 1967, in Los Angeles, California. He is a son of Jon M. Huntsman Sr. and Karen Haight Huntsman. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. Huntsman has filled various executive positions within the Huntsman Corporation, such as vice president of manufacturing for Huntsman Packaging’s PVC group, vice president of market development director of Huntsman Chemical and most of the other Huntsman companies. He served as a member of the board of managers of Huntsman International Holdings LLC since May 31, 2001.

Since its creation in 2007, he was the CEO and president of Huntsman Springs, a golf community, until his call to serve as president of the Washington DC South mission of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, of which he is a member. He served from July 2015 to July 2018. He was sustained as an Area Seventy on April 4, 2020.

Huntsman is also serving as a member of the Board of Trustees of Utah State University and is a member of the Huntsman School National Advisory Board.