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William B. Rayburn

Snap-On

1984 - 1988

Fabricated Goods

Military ServiceNavy
1980 b. 1925
male
Personal
Born-Died1925
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
Era - 1980

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.