• Katahdin

Management Team

Tim Cabot
CEO of Katahdin and President of Precision Coating Company

Prior to his involvement with Katahdin, Tim spent 14 years in the chemical industry running two specialty chemical subsidiaries of Cabot Corporation with combined revenue of $85 million. Tim ran and repositioned two subsidiaries. Under his direction, they grew three times faster than the overall market through the commercialization of incremental and new product technology platforms, expanded into in higher growth AP markets, reduced manufacturing costs for older products, along with SG&A costs, enhanced price management, and introduced long-term supply agreements. Tim is on the board of directors of Southworth International, a $45 million manufacturer of machine handling equipment, based in Falmouth, Maine and Community Resources for Justice, a $30 million Boston-based nonprofit providing services and policy development for the developmentally challenged, at-risk youth, and criminal offenders. He received a BA from Columbia University in 1989.

Robert DeAngelis
Treasurer of Katahdin and President of Precision Coating Fluoropolymer

Bob has over 25 years of consulting, manufacturing, and medical device experience. Prior to Katahdin, Bob spent 16 years at Cabot Corporation working in and running commodity chemical businesses. As North American Rubber Blacks Business Director, Bob was responsible for $200 million in revenue for the tire and industrial products market segment. He negotiated in excess of $300 million in global sales contracts with three tier-1 global tire manufacturers, and established a new global relationship for Cabotís largest customer, with sales in 21 countries and revenue of $200 million. Other positions held at Cabot were E-Business Director, CFO for the Carbon Black and FMO Divisions, and Project Finance Manager for Distrigas (LNG importation company). Bob is on the board of directors of Education Network Technologies (EdNets), an internet-based affinity marketing company for the K-12 education market. He received a BS from Northeastern University in 1984 and received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1991.

Steven Schaepe
CFO and EVP Corporate Development of Katahdin

Prior to joining Katahdin, Steve was a Managing Director at Consilium Partners, an investment banking firm he co-founded in 2000. Prior to Consilium, Steve was a Director in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at BancBoston Robertson Stephens Inc., where he was responsible for initiating and executing strategic advisory engagements involving mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, acquisition financings, and fairness opinions. Steve also headed the Transaction Development Group, which focused on transactions involving financial sponsors, and also specialized in transactions in the consumer and industrial growth sectors. Previously, Steve worked in BankBostonís High Technology Lending Division, where his experience included leveraged acquisitions and recapitalizations, as well as domestic and international financing for growth companies. Steve holds BS (1987) and MS (1988) degrees in Electrical Engineering from Brown University.

Jack Tetrault
COO and GM of Precision Coating Anodic Coatings and President of Sanford Process Corporation

From 1999 through 2008, Jack was General Manager of CHN Metal Finishing, where he led the integration of separate CHN facilities into a purpose-built new metal finishing line in Woonsocket, RI. Jack also led CHN in its merger with Duralectra in 2008, creating DCHN, which is now the anodic division of Precision Coating Company. Jack brings extensive operations and marketing experience, having entered the metal finishing industry in 1976.