Eurofins Announces New President and Leader of US Food Division
Eurofins Announces New President and Leader for US Food Division
Des Moines, IA, December 7, 2016
Eurofins announces the appointment of Sean Murray, National Division Leader for US Food and President of Eurofins Scientific Inc. (ESI).
Mr. Murray will bring valuable expertise to the US Food Division with his proven professional and entrepreneurial experience in leading international business teams. As the National Division Leader, he will foster growth in the US food testing market to uphold Eurofins’ status as the global leader in bio-analytical testing services.
Mr. Murray attended the University of New Mexico, where he played Division I baseball and was a Rhodes Scholar Finalist. He graduated as class Valedictorian with a degree in mechanical engineering. He went on to study at Harvard Business School where he graduated in the top five percent of his class. Before joining Eurofins, Mr. Murray led numerous organizations in innovation, business development, and as a GM. His various experiences include R&D at Stryker Instruments and strategy consulting for McKinsey & Company. Most recently, Mr. Murray led a startup business unit at Worthington Industries’ which he grew from 1 employee to over 300. There, he spent time as Managing Director of the business’s European joint venture while living in Istanbul, later becoming General Manager of the global business unit.
“We are excited to have such a dynamic leader on board as our business is constantly adapting to serve the needs of our stakeholders,” said David W. Bryant, Group Senior Vice President of Eurofins for North American Food and Environment Testing. “Sean’s exceptional track record of success in all personal pursuits and his well-rounded business achievements will be invaluable to Eurofins as the US Food Division grows rapidly in the coming years.”
Eurofins provides food testing services including comprehensive chemistry and microbiological testing with food safety auditing according to globally recognized and benchmarked industry standards. In light of the growing demands that are being placed on food producers, processors, and importers, Eurofins has focused on bolstering its unparalleled portfolio of support services with innovative analytical technologies. This approach will provide the food industry with even greater strategic leadership in developing scientific solutions for food safety and quality compliance.