Richard Snell (businessman)

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Richard A. Snell is an American businessman. He was the CEO of the Federal-Mogul Corporation, from 1996[1] to 2000.[2]

Snell was Chief Executive Officer at Tenneco Automotive, from 1987 to 1996.[3] Following that period, excessive debt load, and asbestos-related claims arising from the acquisition of companies/products having made historic use of asbestos, Federal Mogul, a supplier of pistons, piston rings, cylinder liners, gaskets, heat shields and other engine and drive train-related parts sought Chapter 11 protection on October 1, 2001.

He is currently a partner at Thayer Hidden Creek, and the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Qualitor.[4]


  1. ^ Murphy, Tom (1998-03-01). "Quick Change Artist Richard Snell: The man who saved Federal-Mogul | News & Analysis content from WardsAuto". Retrieved 2012-11-29. 
  2. ^ "Federal-Mogul CEO Resigns; Profit Up at Johnson Controls - Los Angeles Times". 2000-09-20. Retrieved 2012-11-29. 
  3. ^ "Richard Snell - Forbes". 2012-04-18. Retrieved 2012-11-29. 
  4. ^ Richard A. Snell. "Richard Snell: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek". Retrieved 2012-11-29.