Gerard Martin Murphy is an Irish businessperson who has been the head of 9 different companies. He is Chairman for Tate & Lyle Plc and Chairman for Burberry Group Plc. Dr. Murphy is also on the board of Blackstone Perpetual Investmentco BV and Ellerton House (Bryanston Square) Management Co. Ltd.
In his past career Dr. Murphy occupied the position of Chief Executive Officer for Greencore Group Plc, Chief Executive Officer for ITV Plc, Chief Executive Officer at Kingfisher plc, Chairman of Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd., Chief Executive Officer of Grand Metropolitan Plc, Chief Executive Officer at Carlton Communications Plc and Chief Executive Officer of Excel Plc.
Gerard Martin Murphy received an undergraduate degree and a doctorate from University College Cork and a graduate degree from University College Dublin.