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Former GOP Presidential candidate joins Caterpillar board

Wed, 11 Apr 2012 15:21:45 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

Former GOP Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman has been named to the board of Peoria-based Caterpillar.The former chemical company CEO is also an Asian specialist who served as Ambassador to China under President Obama and has held positions in three other Presidential administrations. Caterpillar has launched many new initiatives in China and other parts of Asia in recent years. Cat CEO Doug Oberhelman says Huntsman's foreign trade experience can offer Caterpillar key strategic insights.

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