Theodore (Ted) Clark

Theodore (Ted) Clark

Theodore (Ted) Clark is a businessman, entrepreneur, and investor with more than 40 years’ experience as a senior executive in both public and private equity owned specialty chemical companies. He now consults with business managers on acquisitions and growth strategies using private equity capital. His book, Shipping Clerk to CEO: The Power of Curiosity, Will, and Self-Directed Learning (Dudley Court Press, March 8, 2022), chronicles his journey from an inexperienced high school graduate starting as an entry-level shipping clerk to his rise at 42 years old to CEO, what he and his team achieved in the five years he led PRC, and the lessons he learned along the way.


Theodore (Ted) Clark is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. You can follow him on LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website.
Globalization
Big Picture

The Future Is Global

For businesses large and small in the U.S., global markets offer tremendous potential for developing new customers. Presently, some 96 percent of the world’s consumers live outside the U.S. Taking business abroad, therefore, is not only irresistible, but an essential requirement for any future-focused company’s growth strategy. The BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia,...