Stephen Murray is an American private equity investor and philanthropist born in 1962; He died at the tender age of 52 due to an illness in the year 2015.
He grew up in Westchester County, New York. Stephen was married to Tami Murray, and they both had four children. He once held the position of the CEO and president of CCMP Capital. The firm works in the purchasing and development of equity deals.
He is a graduate of Boston College and Columbia Business School with B.A Economics and M.S Business Administration.
His Career began in 1984 at Manufacturers Hanover Corporation where he worked in the credit analyst training program. The company was later acquired by Chemical Bank in 1991 after which Chemical Venture Partners and Manhattan equity came together. Later in 1996, the 1991 Chemical Venture Partners merged with Chemical Bank changing the Chemical Venture Partners to Chase Capital Partners.
Going forward to 2005, Stephen Murray joined JP Morgan where he attained the role of the head of buyout business in the firm of which there was a draw out of JP Morgan Chase.
It led to Stephen founding CCMP Capital having only the development and buyout team gotten from JP Morgan draw out. It was in 2006. One year later Stephen Murray was named Chief Executive Officer of the company. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: http://culturebytes.org/the-exponential-growth-of-ccmp-capital-under-stephen-murrays-leadership/
The company mainly works in the energy, healthcare, consumer and industrial sectors. It has carried out numerous investments like the Warner Chilcott Plc, Capela Inc., and Quiznos Corp.
Until his demise Stephen Murray has been the CEO of CCMP Capital, which now has acquired the position of being the biggest private equity company. The company has been able to invest up to $500 M of investment in every subsequent transaction. He left the firm just a short period nearing to his death due to health problems.
Stephen had participated in many board seats like the Warner Chilcott, Aramark, Cabela’s, Jethro JMDH, Octagon Credit Investors and Crestcom International.
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