Promotions at ECI

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Tom Wrenn

We’re pleased to announce that Tom Wrenn has been promoted to ECI’s Investment Committee. Steve Tudge will become ECI’s non-executive Chair as of 1 October 2020.

Tom joined ECI in 2006 and quickly built up a strong track-record partnering with growth companies in the TMT space.  Over the last 14 years, Tom has worked on a string of successful investments including healthcare software provider CliniSys, telecoms provider XLN, and most recently the successful realisation of Auction Technology Group, which operates a portfolio of digital marketplaces. Tom is currently on the board of Send For HelpMiQ and Content+Cloud

Steve Tudge

Steve Tudge’s appointment as non-executive Chairman caps a 26-year career with ECI. Steve has been a member of the firm’s Investment Committee for nearly 18 years after being made a partner in 1998. Steve’s past investments have included escorted travel company Great Rail JourneysCarTrawler the car rental aggregator, SME compliance service provider Citation and late-availability hotel provider Laterooms.

Before joining ECI, Steve spent eight years at Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, and specialised in advising small and medium sized businesses. 

“We are delighted for Tom and Steve, both personally and professionally. Their combined length of service at ECI totals nearly 40 years and demonstrates ECI’s ethos of investing in, promoting and rewarding our best people.”

Sean Whelan 

Managing Partner

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