William B. Rayburn
Snap-On
1984–1988
Snap-On
1984–1988
Rayburn went from service station operator to CEO in a 35-year career with Snap-On. He presided over Snap-On’s impressive growth period achieving 52% market share, becoming the world’s largest independent manufacturer and distributor of small hand tools. Under his leadership, Snap-On expanded its service facilities (adding over 200 new facilities per year) and invested in new product development.

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Education / Military

  • Military Service: Navy