ECI welcomes Chris Ginnelly as independent Growth Specialist focused on Sales and Marketing

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We’re delighted to announce that we have expanded the capabilities of our Commercial Team with a new independent Growth Specialist, focusing on Sales & Marketing.

Chris Ginnelly is an experienced sales professional with over 20 years in leadership positions at Xerox and Civica. Over the course of his career, he has become a specialist in supporting teams with sales led growth strategies and brand development. 

Chris has been working on sales-focused projects with ECI portfolio companies for several years, including projects such as the development of training programs, support on team growth, as well as targeting initiatives. Chris has also contributed to the development of the ECI Sales & Marketing Toolkit which ECI leverages to help management teams target opportunities for growth through enhanced sales performance and go-to-market strategies.

ECI’s Growth Specialists are a panel of independent experts, available as needed to support portfolio management teams on projects that drive value within key focus areas. This new hire follows the appointment of Lesley Davies as a Growth Specialist focussed on People & Culture in November 2022.

Our ability to support management to deliver top line growth continues to be a major driver in the success of those teams and the excellent returns we deliver for our investors. Being able to tap into Chris’ expertise to help teams accelerate sales performance is a critical capability to have, allowing them to maximise the potential in their markets. Chris’ experience has proven highly valuable in recent years, and we look forward to continuing working with him as part of the Growth Specialist Panel.”

Lewis Bantin


Working with ECI and its portfolio companies in the past five years has been an exciting development for me. I believe they have a huge interest in supporting sales team and I’m delighted to be able to join their Growth Specialist Panel to further help management teams make the most of their potential. This is a fun and challenging opportunity and I’m really looking forward to working together with Lewis and the team.”

Chris Ginnelly

Growth Panel Specialist, ECI

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