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Huntsman to Address Housewares Show Industry Breakfast

Posted on January 27, 2012 by HFN Staff
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ROSEMONT, Ill.-Jon Huntsman Jr., former ambassador to China, former governor of Utah and former presidential candidate, will be the featured speaker at the annual Industry Breakfast at the International Home + Housewares Show in March.


Huntsman served as ambassador to China from 2009 through April 2011, when he stepped down to run for the Republican nomination for president. Prior to his ambassadorship, he served two terms as Utah's governor.


In addition to Huntsman's presentation, Richard Boynton Jr., president and CEO of Jura-Capresso and chairman of the International Housewares Association, will outline IHA's accomplishments in the past year and its objectives for the future.


The breakfast is scheduled to begin at 7:15 a.m. on March 13 in the South building, Level 1, Room S100/Grand Ballroom of McCormick Center in Chicago, where the Housewares Show will take place.