With more than 20 years of experience as a General Counsel for billion dollar international conglomerates, Gregory Murrer has been a trusted advisor to companies in a variety of industries including aviation, avionics, automotive, biotech, chemical, consumer products, electronics, filtration, hygiene, industrial manufacturing, life sciences, medical devices, and associated support services. His responsibilities have included service as an officer and director as well as chief architect of international programs addressing legal and regulatory compliance, business ethics, corporate social responsibility (“CSR”), health, safety and the environment (“HS&E”).
With a principal focus on business reorganizations and growth through acquisition, Mr. Murrer has served as lead counsel in more than $4 billion mid-market M&A transactions. Maintaining the dual perspective of a senior manager and legal professional, he has guided the acquisition process from inception through business integration, ensuring a positive bottom line contribution of each acquired business to its corporate family. His M&A expertise encompasses deal financing, agreement drafting and negotiation, executive retention and compensation and the post-acquisition consolidation of corporate programs, policies and practices through the implementation of 100-Day Integration Programs.
Managing the legal affairs of a diverse group of affiliated international businesses presents a special challenge. In distinct assignments, as General Counsel to BTR Sealing & Control -Systems Group and General Counsel- Americas to BBA Group plc (now BBA Aviation plc.) Mr. Murrer has successfully created, staffed and managed legal departments effectively addressing the day-to-day requirements of these businesses.
Greg received his J.D-from Albany Law School and is admitted to the practice of law in MA and NY. He received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University. He is a member of the American Bar Association and New York State Bar Association.
President, BBA U.S. Holdings, Inc.
Member, BBA Group plc Executive Committee
Member, BBA Group plc Risk Committee
Director, BBA Health, Safety& Environmental Program
Chairman, BBA Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
Chairman of BBA and BTR Defined Benefit & Defined Contribution Plans
43 BBA Group M&A and Disposal Transactions (1994-2007)
Established BTR Sealing& Controls Group HS&E programs
Established BBA Group HS&E Programs
Publication of inaugural BBA Group CSR Annual Reports
Negotiated resolution of multi-million dollar Superfund airport claims
Establishment of in-house legal function for complex corporate groups