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professional , ambassador , company executive

Philip D. Murphy, United States Ambassador to Germany, investment company executive, professional sports team executive. Named Business Leader of Year, American Woman’s Economic Development Corporation, 2003.


Murphy, Philip D. was born in 1957.


Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania Wharton School Business, Philadelphia, 1983.


Summer associate to numerous positions of increasing responsibility in the United States, Europe and Asia Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 1982—2006, head, German region Frankfurt, Germany, 1993—1997, president, Goldman Sachs Asia, 1997—1999, co-head, investment management division, 1999—2003, senior director, 2003—2006. National finance chair Democratic National Committee, Washington, 2006—2009. Principal Murphy Endeavors, LLC, Red Bank, New Jersey.

Principal owner Sky Blue Soccer, Somerset, since 2009. United States ambassador to Germany United States Department State, Berlin, since 2009. Sponsor, women's network Goldman Sachs, member management committee.


Former member graduate executive board, Asian advisory board Wharton School Business. Former trustee Prosperity New Jersey, The Goldman Sachs Foundation. Former chair, benefits review task force State of New Jersey.

Former co-chair Renewing Our Schools, Securing Our Future: A Task Force on Public Education for the 21st Century. President/Chief Executive Officer search committee National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, board trustees, special contribution fund. Chairman, executive committee Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

Board trustees Center American Progress. Board president 180 Turning Lives Around. Board directors United States Soccer Foundation.

Huntsman program advisory board University Pennsylvania. Member bid. committee United States of America Soccer.


Married Tammy Murphy. Children: Emma, Josh, Charlie, Sam.

Tammy Murphy

Emma Murphy

Josh Murphy

Charlie Murphy

Sam Murphy