James R. Ray, Jr.
JAMES RAY, JR. is an Executive Officer of Stanley Black & Decker and President of STANLEY Engineered Fastening. His results-oriented experience includes business turnaround execution, strategy development, customer relationship management, engineering, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and global business integration.
James has been with Stanley Black & Decker since 2013 when he joined as President for the Industrial & Automotive Repair business. Prior to that, James was Senior Vice President & General Manager at TE Connectivity (formerly Tyco Electronics), where he was responsible for North and South America’s automotive connectivity business. James also has executive level experience at Delphi Corporation and General Motors Corporation.
James earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Howard University and a master’s degree in manufacturing management from Kettering University. He also holds an executive education certificate from Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University and Thunderbird Graduate School for International Management at Arizona State University.