Jon Meade Huntsman Sr is a well known American businessman and philanthropist born in the late 1930s. He is best known as the founder of the Huntsman Corporation, a global chemical company in Salt Lake City, Utah. John Huntsman attended the Wharton School of Finance at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania as a Zellerbach scholar. Jon Hunstman was key in developing the first egg cartons, and
Jon Huntsman is also known as one of America’s most generous philanthropists. In fact, he has donated to a wide variety of causes. So far his contribution to philanthropy has exceeded $1.2 billion.
Jon Huntsman Sr is the founder and principal benefactor of theHuntsman Cancer Institute, a cancer research facility and hospital based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The institute was established with the help of Jon Huntsman Sr’s pledge of $100 million. Since the institute was founded, he has given a total of over $250 million (coming from his own pockets) as donation.
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