Huntsman Corporation has appointed Harshad Naik as Managing Director, India Subcontinent. He will succeed Rohit Aggarwal who was appointed President of Textile Effects Division in July.

In his new role, Harshad will lead the cross divisional collaboration required to deliver growth, build external partnerships and asset investments. He will represent Huntsman in engaging with government organisations and other key stakeholders in the region. The new responsibility is in addition to his current role as Director, Polyurethanes business in India.

Huntsman is a publicly traded global manufacturer of different chemicals used in variety of industries including plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging.

It operates over 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in about 30 countries and recorded revenue of over $10 billion last year.