portrait1-11Paul Murray (2014)

Paul Murray is the Vice President of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs at Shaw Industries Group, Inc. where he is responsible for sustainability and product stewardship. Murray joined Shaw, one of the largest flooring manufacturers in the world producing carpet and other floor coverings for the home and office, in February 2011 after more than 22 years at Herman Miller.

At Herman Miller, a recognized early corporate leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship, Murray served as EH&S and sustainable business practices leader. The Environmental Quality Action Team that he helped establish led Herman Miller to high-profile recognition as an environmentally progressive company, including a Presidential citation and national recognition.

Murray has served on the Board of Directors for the University of Michigan’s Corporate Environmental Management Program, Penn State’s School of Business Sustainability Advisory Board and Aquinas College’s Sustainability Program. He has also served on Michigan Environmental Action Council, West Michigan Sustainability Business Forums and West Michigan Environmental Action Council’s board of directors.