ECI, Execs Win Industry AwardsMarch 31, 2020
ECI Software Solutions, Fort Worth, TX, a provider of cloud-based business management solutions, announced that its CEO, Ron Books, and president and COO, Trevor Gruenewald, have been honored with regional and international awards.
Books was named the Fort Worth Business Press’ 2019 Top Private Company CEO. The award recognizes leading private company CEOs for their leadership and contributions to their organizations and communities. Books, who started at ECI in 1999, took over as CEO in 2009. Working alongside Gruenewald, Books reinvented ECI’s business strategy, helping the company to improve customer unit retention to more than 90 percent, increase customer revenue retention from 85 to 100 percent, grow the customer base from 4000 to 16,000 worldwide and increase headcount from 315 to nearly 1400 ECI employees.
These growth metrics were a deciding factor in Gruene-wald’s 2019 Fort Worth Business Press C-Suite Award win, which also recognized his civic and social contributions. In addition to helping manage ECI’s global workforce, which continues to grow because of the company’s acquisition strategy, Gruenewald is an active member of his community.
In addition, ECI was named one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America for the fourth year in a row.
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