Getting To Know Former CCMP Capital Advisors: Stephen Murray

Stephen Murray passed on in March 2015, a month after he left CCMP Capital Advisors. He left CCMP Capital Advisors due to health complications. While at CCMP he was the Chief Executive Officer and President. Stephen Murray was born on the fourth of August 1962 in New York City where he was raised. He was survived with his wife Tami Murray and their four children who are all grown up.  Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital:  http://www.ccmpcapital.com/Team and http://www.wsj.com/articles/ccmp-capital-advisors-gets-backing-to-resume-investing-from-fund-1430946145

Stephen Murray attended Boston College where he attained a bachelor’s Degree in Economics, this was in the year 1984. In the year 1989, he was a graduate of Columbia Business School with a Master’s in Business Administration. His first career experience was at Manufacturers Hanover Corporation where he worked in its credit analyst training program.

When he was still at Columbia Business School he worked at MH Equity Corporation where he participated in the merging of Chemical Bank and Chase Manhattan Corporation. He also worked at JP Morgan where he headed its buyout business and was part of the spin out of JP Morgan Chase Partners that led to the ultimate creation of CCMP Capital Advisors. CCMP Capital was founded in the year 2006. Read more: CCMP Capital Resumes Business After Death of Stephen Murray

The company main areas of operation are energy, healthcare, industrial and consumer sectors. CCMP Capital Advisors has investments in companies such as Cabela’s Inc, Warner Chilcott Plc and Quiznos Corporation. He became the Chief Executive Officer of CCMP Capital in the year 2007.

Stephen Murray, supported various charitable organizations such as the Make A Wish Foundation. He also gave his support to Food Bank of Lower Fairfield, Columbia Business School, Stamford Museum and Boston College.

Stephen Murray worked as a board member of a couple of companies where he contributed to their development and growth. These companies were such as: Generac Power Systems, Warner Chilcott, AMC Entertainment, Vitamin Shoppe and Aramark. Prior to his death, Stephen Murray was residing in Stamford, Connecticut. He was described as an excellent equity investor and philanthropist. Read more: CCMP’s Murray dead at 52

His death was received with a lot of sadness from the staff at CCMP Capital Advisors who looked up to him for advice and inspiration. His time at CCMP Capital Advisors is described as among the best since the company was able to spread its wings in different countries and to also develop and grow financially and capital wise.

The current Chief Executive Officer of CCMP Capital Advisors is among the individuals who were greatly saddened by his death.

NutriMost Helps Me Lose Weight

Nutrimost has helped me lose a lot of weight since I got started on it when I saw a report on the New York Daily News about it. The news was talking about how people are using NutriMost to lose weight, and I was happy to find out that it was going to help anyone who needed help eating better. There are a lot of people who are using it, and I got on the train because I wanted to lose the last few pounds after I had my last kid. I do not want to be super toned, but there is too much baby fat on me.
I was able to start eating on the program, and it actually teaches me how to feed my kids better food. I have been able to lose most of the weight I needed to lose, and I will be to my goal soon. I know that I can keep using NutriMost for as long as I want, and I also know that I am going to get really good results because of the fact that I am working with the right company.

NutriMost has made it easy for me to get the weight off, and they have made a program I can keep up with. I can check it out online via nutrimost.com, and I am also able to work on it when I read the recipes I find. NutriMost helps me save all my calories for the day, and then I am able to have balanced meals that make sense. I look great in all my clothes, and I am so glad I saw the news story. This is the best thing that ever happened, and all my clothes fit again just because I was able to use NutriMost when I found it on facebook the first time.

http://news4sanantonio.com/sa-living/slim-down-with-nutrimost
https://nutrimost.com/members/testimonials/
 

FreedomPop Makes The WhatsApp Free To Users In Spain

FreedomPop, the free mobile service company, is launching their service in Spain, the third major market for the five year-old company. As originally reported by Venturebeat, FreedomPop will let users in Spain access the very popular Facebook-owned WhatsApp, regardless of how much data is left to them. WhatsApp Messenger lets people send messages, including audio and video messages, to each other without paying for SMS. FreedomPop isn’t partnering with Facebook or WhatsApp; the company is doing this all on its own. WhatsApp is very popular in Spain, so it’s likely that FreedomPop is using the app’s popularity to fuel the company’s international expansion. While the startup never offered free access to an app before, it is possible that this is the company’s latest marketing plan.

FreedomPop gives away free talk, text and data service so that customers will sign up for the company’s paid plans. FreedomPop allows users free, unlimited calling and texting with other FreedomPop users, which encourages people to encourage their friends to sign up. People love to tell their friends about free cellular service. The paid cellular service plans are inexpensive compared to major carriers since the company does not have a huge advertising budget. Instead, FreedomPop relies on word-of-mouth referrals to grow, and they continue to expand overseas with free roaming in 31 countries. The company plans to increase its global expansion plans by the end of 2016. With nearly $60 million in funding since 2011, there is nothing to stop the startup from entering more markets worldwide.

Learn more:

http://www.androidcentral.com/freedompop-offers-unlimited-access-its-wifi-network-5-month

American Multi-Billionaire Encourages Immigrants to Vote

George Soros, a multi-billionaire hedge fund manager, is on a 15-million-dollar campaign to bring Latinos and other immigrants to vote this year. For that reason, a super PAC named “Immigrant Voters Win” was created and Soros himself contributed $5 million.

This super PAC is expected to focus on Colorado, Florida, and Nevada. Right now, these are important swing states during elections as their populations are becoming more diverse with Latinos, Muslims, and Asians. Donald Trump may not fare well within those groups after his remarks for removing the illegals.

This particular campaign is seeking to bring 400,000 more Democratic voters to cast their votes during 2016 elections. As The New York Times reports, this new super PAC will be more political than ever. It will not only go after Latinos but other immigrants who are swing voters.

But, calls for deporting illegal immigrants, and building a wall with Mexico, may not be enough to discourage the immigrants who are the citizens of the United States. After all, deportations wouldn’t affect them. On the other hand, illegal aliens and legal residents (Green Card holders) are not allowed to vote.
Read more news about George Soros:
George Soros Sees Crisis in Global Markets That Echoes 2008
George Soros | Open Society Foundations (OSF)
The Capitalist Threat
Billionaire George Soros funds $15m effort to stop Trump, mobilize Latinos

Latinos are also disappointed by the Democratic Party after Obama’s presidency. Many lives didn’t improve as promised back in 2008. If Trump’s strategists can link Clinton to Obama and make them look alike, then Hillary may face some election problems.

On the other hand, Trump never held a political office. Clinton’s campaigners try to exploit it, but this lack of political establishment connections is actually helping him.

George Soros himself is an immigrant. He was born in 1930 in Hungary to a Jewish family. Later, he received education in Great Britain from where he moved to the United States.

As he says, “The intense anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim rhetoric that has been fueled by the Republican primary is deeply offensive.” Now, he throws millions against what he deems offensive. Surely, a multi-billionaire’s privilege.

Learn more about George Soros:


http://www.nytimes.com/topic/person/george-soros
http://www.forbes.com/profile/george-soros/

Video Marketing Sells

When any new product hits the market, someone must be there to tell people why they should be it. The same goes for new services. Celebrities earn money to appear in commercials, and websites will earn money for simply placing advertisements on the side. This is old school marketing; there’s a new wave of advertising that hits the inboxes of all people with an email address, and it’s winning more clients.

The same reasons that make commercials on television successful apply to the new world of video marketing. An article recently published on the website HelloTesla chronicles the reasons video marketing is so successful where other email marketing techniques have failed. A few video marketing companies are even mentioned.

Talk Fusion figures into both categories. The company was founded in 2007 by Bob Reina, and started the video marketing craze. Through their servers, a customer can embed a video into an email instead of a link to the video. Before anyone asks, yes, that does make a difference in the effectiveness of the video. There’s no longer a need to look for the hyperlink, or to read through blocks of text on a phone or computer screen.

Furthermore, Talk Fusion has over 1,000 templates that are ready to use. Once a user feels comfortable with the layout, they can create their own template and create a video to send out using that particular template. These templates cover a variety of situations and occasions that could call for any kind of video marketing. Combine this feature with the before-mentioned ability to directly embed the video into the email, and Talk Fusion was onto something long before the rest of the world was.

Video marketing of itself has the ability to captivate a possible customer’s attention. Attention spans are shrinking; there’s no denying that as sites begin to integrate shorter paragraphs and more photographs. To combat that, the marketing game has had to evolve to mean less text on a page, and more up and go in a video. If a picture’s worth a thousand words, what’s a video worth now?

Venezuela Foreign Minister Accused United States of Seeking to Overturn President Maduro

The Organization of American States Secretary-General, Luis Almagro, is colluding with the United States to topple the Venezuelan government of President Nicolas Maduro. That’s what Venezuela’s foreign minister, Delcy Rodriquez, charged, according to an article recently published in McClatchy DC.
According to Rodriquez, the United States is using Almagro, a highly vocal critic of Venezuela’s current government, to suspend Venezuela from the OAS. The OAS is discussing whether to invoke its charter against Venezuela as not being democratic. According to Rodriquez, the U.S. is orchestrating the opposition to Venezuela, using Almagro and Venezuela’s political opposition. Rodriquez termed the alleged actions of the U.S. as “aggression.”

The OAS is debating whether Venezuela should be suspended over how it treats its political opposition. Almagro charged the current Venezuela government with suppressing political dissent, censoring or manipulating the media and not allowing opposition leaders and celebrities like Norka Luque to run for political office. Almagro said he received a letter from the National Congress of Venezuela asking for his help. He denies working with the U.S.

Maduro’s response to these charges was to call Almagro, from Uruguay, a piece of “garbage.”

For many years according to Luque, Venezuela has sold oil to OAS members at subsidized prices under the Petrocaribe program. Maduro has threatened OAS members that oppose him will “go dry.” However, the Petrocaribe program is not as powerful with oil prices so low. Petrocaribe countries are looking to diversify their sources of oil.