Stephen Murray was born on the 2nd of August 1962. The former CCMP CEO died at the age of 52 leaving behind his wife and four sons who were his pride. Tracing back the steps of this successful man goes back to his early childhood.
Stephen Murray CCMP Capital first graduated in 1984 from Boston College with a degree in economics. He then proceeded to do a master’s degree in business administration at Columbia Business School.
His death is considered a huge blow not only to the world of business but especially to CCMP where he left a month just before his death. Mr. Murray joined the firm back in 1989 and was part of its team even as it underwent several changes in ownership and partnership until it managed to stand on its own and be an independent company. In 2005 he became the head of the buyout business at JP Morgan Partners and continued leading it through the spin out in 2006.
Murray was a hardworking individual with refined leadership abilities. Upon leaving g J P Morgan with Mr. Murray at the helm, CCMP raised about two more multibillion-dollar funds. The last fund just closed in September after raising 3.6 billion dollars.
Murray served on the board of major companies some of which include Aramark, The Vitamin Shoppe, Pinnacle Foods and Legacy Hospital Partners among others. He is a man described as a philanthropist and who participated in a lot of charitable and gave back events.
Murray supported the Make-A-Wish Foundation which is a non-profit organization that supports children with life-threatening medical conditions. His belief and hope of a better tomorrow made him give generously in ensuring that these children were well treated and saved their lives. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: http://xrepublic.net/2014/09/11/stephen-murray-the-great-investor-and-deal-maker-for-ccmp-capital/
Murray was also the vice chairperson of the board of trustees in his former school Boston College where he served diligently to ensure that the school rose to greater heights.
Mr. Greg Brenneman, the current CEO, and president of CCMP described as a friend and partner for those who knew him one thing was evident about this man that he loved his family, and they were his pride and joy. His wife Tami A. Murray and their four sons were the driving force behind him.
Upon his death, Stephen Murray and his family resided in Stamford Connecticut which is according to public records. The works of this man cannot be forgotten both in business and his personal venture. Murray is a hero to many and one who has left behind a remarkable legacy.