OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced that CEO World Awards has named Mark J. Barrenechea, president and CEO of OpenText, the Results-Oriented CEO of the year. As a Gold CEO winner, the prestigious CEO World Awards recognize Mark’s leadership and innovation in attaining results for the company and its customers. “I am honored to be named among this year’s CEO World winners and this is a recognition of our 8,000 employees who are focused on making a difference every day,” said Mark J. Barrenechea, president and CEO of OpenText. “OpenText is helping customers enable a Digital-First World and increasing their competitiveness through information management, connected networks of business processes and predictive analytics.”
As CEO of Canada’s largest software company, Mark upholds the company’s position at the forefront of the industry. Under his direction, the company has grown both organically and through strategic acquisitions, into a $1.6 billion technology company. His unwavering commitment to innovation, combined with a dedication to customers’ needs, led him to successfully realign the company’s products and transform OpenText into an EIM leader. OpenText EIM provides the foundation for a cohesive information management strategy that leverages existing assets, meets urgent needs and establishes a fast path to the future while reducing information risks. Available on-premises and in the cloud, OpenText EIM solutions include managed cloud services, subscription pricing, private, public and hybrid-cloud hosting models in local, secure and discrete data zones.
Presented annually, the CEO World awards recognize the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, CEO case studies, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.