SALT LAKE CITY—Savage is pleased to announce that J. Kimo Esplin, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Huntsman Corporation, will be joining the Company’s Board of Directors on October 1, 2016.
“Kimo brings a wealth of experience to our Board regarding the chemical industry, corporate finance and strategy, and international business,” said Benson Lewis, Chairman of Savage’s Board of Directors. “We’re excited to work with Kimo as we support the management team to plan for our company’s future growth.”
“Kimo has been an integral part of the tremendous growth and success at Huntsman Corporation. He shares our commitment to keeping our team members safe while we create value for customers,” said Kirk Aubry, Savage President and Chief Executive Officer. “We’re looking forward to adding Kimo’s seasoned expertise and insights to our strategic discussions.”
Prior to his appointment as Huntsman Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer in 1999, Mr. Esplin served as Huntsman’s Treasurer from 1994 to 1999. He was previously a Vice President in the Investment Banking Division of Bankers Trust Company. Mr. Esplin also serves as a Director of Nutraceutical International Corporation. He and his wife Kaye are the parents of eight children.
Mr. Esplin earned his MBA degree at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University. He is currently a member of the BYU Marriott School’s National Advisory Council.
The addition of Mr. Esplin to the Savage Board significantly strengthens and diversifies the Company’s governance.
Founded seventy years ago, Savage is a privately owned supply-chain solutions company with more than 3,000 team members in over 200 operating locations throughout North America and internationally. Savage supports a wide variety of customers in the production, manufacturing and distribution of energy resources and other essential commodities. The Company’s capabilities span rail, truck and marine transportation and logistics, terminal and facility operation and design, materials handling, and other industrial services. www.savageservices.com
Contact: Jeff Hymas, Savage Communications Director