Executive Professor of Supply Chain Management

Robert Murray

325 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




MBA, Harvard Business School
BA in Economics, Harvard University

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Murray leverages his business experience to accelerate the evolution and application of modern Supply Chain practices. Professor Murray has taught Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, Operations Strategy and Business Strategy in undergraduate, graduate and Executive MBA programs.

Industry & Academic Experience

Professor Murray has a 25 year track record of developing and successfully implementing strategic change in various industries. Particular strength in quickly identifying key leverage points and developing cross-functional strategies/tactics that drive growth and boost profitability. Proven ability to deliver financial and organizational results. Key positions include, VP of Corporate Supply Chain at Raytheon Company, VP of Supply Chain at United Technologies Aerospace Systems, VP of Repair at Hamilton Sundstrand, VP of Distribution Operations at Carrier and General Manager of Purchasing at GE Appliances.

Services to the Profession

Professor Murray is an active member of SCM World, Gartner Research and the Arrow Electronics Customer Council.