Ted is currently the CEO of C.L. Hauthaway and Sons, a specialty-chemical company focusing its efforts on water borne polyurethane dispersion chemistries. Hauthaway designs, manufactures, and sells polyurethane dispersion for a multitude of end markets including medical device applications, specialty textiles, laminating adhesives, industrial coatings and interior automotive plastic parts coatings to name a few. Hauthaway currently sells and sources globally. His background is in Chemical Engineering and he earned his BS degree from UMass Lowell. He later attended business courses at University of Chicago. His career started at Cabot Corporation in R+D before continuing on to Hauthaway. After several years in Technical Sales, Te
d became the General Manager in 2005. Achievements include selecting and implementing business systems including ERP, CRM, CMMS, and R+D project management software systems while continuing an active role in business development. Ted led the company through the 2008 financial crisis and Hauthaway became one of the few companies of its size in the sector to survive the crisis. In 2015, Ted was promoted to CEO. In this capacity he has implemented process improvements in all functional areas and completed multiple major capital projects while continue efforts in business development. He puts the goals of high-quality employment, environmental responsibility, workplace safety and fiscal strength at the center of his work. Free time is spent on liquid or solid water. Ted is a drummer and enjoys snowboarding, eFoiling, fishing and competitive sailing.