Stephen Murray ran one of the largest companies in the world, CCMP Capital. This company was a management agency that managed a large number of multi-million dollar organizations on Crunchbase. Not only was Stephen Murray the CEO of this company, but he actually helped to found it.
Stephen Murray began his career right after he got his undergraduate degree. He was initially employed as an intern with the company. At the time, it was called Manufacturers Hanover Corporation. This was a bank holding company that managed a number of well known financial institutions. After his internship and completion of his master’s in business administration, Murray became one of their employees.
The company changed a lot over the course of time and changed names, but he remained employed with this same organization. During his career, he began to gain notoriety on nypost.com. In 2006, he began to work with other employees to create CCMP Capital. Shortly after the creation of CCMP Capital, Stephen Murray became it’s chief executive officer. In this position, he helped CCMP Capital to manage a wide variety of companies ranging from hospitals to bargain outlets.
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In addition to being a successful CEO, Murray also gave to a number of well known philanthropic organizations. Two of these organizations were the Make-A-Wish Foundation and an organization that provides food to the needy. In addition to philanthropic organizations, he also donated to the Stamford Museum and his two alma matters of Columbia University and Boston College.
Unfortunately, Stephen Murray is no longer with us. Murray passed away a bit over a year ago during April of 2015. However, he had continued to serve an integral role in CCMP Capital up until around one month prior to his death. Many people with the company and outside of the company have fond memories of him. While it was difficult for the company to go on without him, CCMP Capital is still a thriving company. It can be expected that the company he worked to create will go on for many years to come.
Learn more about Stephen Murray: http://www.ccmpcapital.com/team/