Stephen Murray was the chief executive officer and president of CCMP Capital, which is a private equity firm. He passed away on March 12, 2015 at the age of 52 after battling an illness. One month before he passed away, he announced that he was going to be leaving the firm because of health problems.
Stephen Murray had a long and successful career. He graduated from Boston College with a degree in economics in 1984. After he graduated from college, he started working as a credit analyst at Manufacturers Hanover Corporation. Stephen earned a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School in 1989. He also started working for the MH Equity Corporation in 1989.
Stephen Murray had worked for CCMP Capital since 1989. In 2007, he became the CEO of the company. CCMP Capital was once one of the largest private equity companies in the world. It is estimated that the company has invested over $12 billion in growth capital transactions and leverage buyouts ever since it first began.
Not only was Stephen Murray CCMP Capital a very successful business man, but he also dedicated a lot of his time to giving back to his community. He supported the Make A Wish Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that helps grant the requests of terminally ill children. Stephen also supported the Food Bank Of Lower Fairfield County, Boston College, Columbia Business School and Stamford Museum.
Greg stated that he is grateful for the contributions that Stephen made to CCMP Financial. He also stated that Stephen was a terrific deal maker and investor. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: http://xrepublic.net/2014/09/11/stephen-murray-the-great-investor-and-deal-maker-for-ccmp-capital/
Stephen also enjoyed spending time with his family when he was not working. He was married and had four sons