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ECi Names John Bugh as President and General Manager of its Manufacturing Division

Bugh will take on global leadership role for ECi M1® Software

Fort Worth, TX ECi Software Solutions (, a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced that John Bugh has joined ECi Software Solutions to lead the Manufacturing Division as President and General Manager. Bugh brings a wealth of experience to ECi, having held a variety of domestic and global leadership roles with companies including Intuit, Intelenet Global Services and Mphasis. He will have global responsibility for the division, which includes ECi M1® ERP software, and will be based at ECi headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. 

“I am honored to join ECi Software Solutions as leader of the Manufacturing Division,” said Bugh. “The team behind ECi M1 ERP software has a long history of supporting the successful growth of manufacturers; I'm committed to continuing that legacy by continuously enhancing our current technology solutions and investing in new innovations that anticipate our manufacturers’ needs.” 

Bugh comes to the role with a 30-year career of rich experience with U.S. and international-based companies and a demonstrated track record of driving better customer experiences and business outcomes. As President of ECi’s M1 Manufacturing Division he will be responsible for all day‐to‐day operating activities including development, support, implementation, training and customer relations as well as all sales and marketing functions. Bugh will manage a global team with current operations in North America and Australia.  

“John brings a wealth of leadership experience and a proven track record of success in driving transformational change that results in better processes, innovative solutions and higher customer satisfaction,” said Trevor Gruenewald, COO for ECi. “We are committed to supporting the increasing demands of the manufacturing industry to help our customers even better achieve and maintain profitable growth, and John is the ideal person to lead us in those efforts.”

About ECi

ECi Software Solutions provides end-to-end business management software 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 service organizations. Privately held, ECi is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, England, the Netherlands, and Australia. For information, email, visit or call (800) 959-3367. 

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