Meet the Leaders of Drew Water Technologies

Drew Water Technologies has a long history of successful leadership, dating back nearly a century. In a constantly-changing economic and industrial environment, corporate leadership has steered the company toward a bright future of sustainable profitability and worldwide growth.


Scot Benson

Scot joined Drew in May 2022 as Chairman and CEO. Scot was most recently the CEO of Heron Point Partners, LLC and brings more than 35 years of experience in the field of specialty chemicals and electronics. From January 2019 to June 2020, he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Element Solutions, Inc., a publicly listed global specialty chemicals company (NYSE: ESI). He had held many positions in the specialty chemicals sector in his career, including technical service, account executive, commercial manager, and division president.

Scot serves on a number of boards including the board of Folds of Honor TN, a non-profit organization that provides educational scholarships for the families of fallen and severely wounded military.


Lawrence C. Sherman

Larry Sherman is the General Manager of Drew Water Technologies responsible for its operations.  Larry has a rich history of exceeding customer expectations. Drew establishes customer relationships via long-term partnerships with a strong return on investment. We "Simplify then Amplify" proven reliable technologies easily implemented and understood by our customers.
Larry started his career at Olin Water Services and held various positions of increasing authority in Olin Corporation including Director, Business Development, Director, Olin Water Technology, and Director Middle East Operations. He is a patent holder. Larry founded and operated  WaterOne Tech, LLC for over 15 years, a very successful water treatment company. Larry holds a B.S in Chemistry from The University of Connecticut, M.S. in Marketing from The American University, Washington D.C.,  He is a Graduate of The Penn State Program for Executive Development and University of Michigan Management of Managers. 

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Don Cullen

Don Cullen joined Drew as the Senior Vice President of Innovation in early 2020. In his 30 years as a research chemist, Don connected the dots from innovation management and industry consortia leadership to B2B marketing and technical communications. Don studied Chemistry and Management of Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he was inspired to utilize chemistry as a tool for positive impact on a global scale. At Drew, Don leads a renewed focus on Innovation, connects Strategic Marketing as a cross-functional resource, and commits to effective Communications to better serve our mission-critical global partnerships.