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Trevor Gruenewald Appointed Chief Operating Officer for ECi Software Solutions

Fort Worth, TX—Thursday, July 15, 2010  ECi Software Solutions (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announced today that Trevor Gruenewald has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gruenewald joined the ECi team in January 2009 as Senior Vice President and General Manager for DDMS and the Office Equipment divisions. His list of responsible business units grew to include Britannia, Team Design, OMD and La Crosse.

"His contributions to these organizations, and ECi as a whole, were quickly apparent in the first few months he was with us," says Ron Books, President and CEO of ECi. "Trevor takes a very customer-focused approach. This customer-focused approach is consistent across all of ECi's new Executive Team and has been adopted by all of ECi's employees."

Mr. Gruenewald has also been responsible for a number of broader operational areas across the company: cross vertical solutions (ecommerce, mobile, etc.), training and implementation, documentation and development/QA. As COO, Mr. Gruenewald will continue to expand his responsibilities across all business units and several corporate functional areas.

"Trevor's contribution to the team, our partners, and customers has had a profound impact on the entire ECi organization," Books continues. "In this new role, there is no doubt that we will see even greater results."

Mr. Gruenewald came to ECi from Avaya where he was the Vice President for the North American Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) business. Previously, he held various sales, channels and operational leadership roles within Avaya, Lucent and AT&T, and has over 20 years experience in technology and technology services with those companies. Mr. Gruenewald holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Management and Finance from Purdue University where he was also an Academic All American for the baseball team.

About ECi

ECi Software Solutions provides industry-specific business software solutions and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECi has served small to medium sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field and IT services organizations. Privately held, ECi is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, with offices throughout the U.S., England, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand. For information, email, visit, or call (800) 959-3367. 

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