Richardson, Texas – March 29, 2019
Electronic Transaction Consultants Corporation (“ETC”) announced on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 it has named Bret Kidd as the company’s CEO.
Mr. Kidd has more than 25 years of successful leadership in technology services business with emphasis in the travel, transportation and public sectors. Previously, Bret held executive roles at Travelport, the $2.2B travel-technology business, most recently serving as President of Travelport Americas with responsibility for Travelport’s operations in North and South America. Prior to Travelport, Bret served as President and COO for Stratos Management Systems, an IT services firm focused on hybrid cloud solutions. His government industry experience includes creating and leading Hewlett Packard Services’ Global Public Sector unit, spearheading EDS’ aviation security initiatives following the 9/11 attacks and serving as a Special Assistant for U.S. Senator Phil Gramm.
In addition to his professional background, Bret has an outstanding educational background, earning a BBA from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
ETC Board Chairman Tim Gallagher commented, “Mr. Kidd’s accomplishments closely align with ETC and its customer-centric approach. He has the strong combination of organizational leadership and experience to continue moving ETC forward.”
Mr. Kidd stated, “This is an exceptional time in the tolling and transportation industries. ETC has an excellent opportunity for growth while enhancing toll customers’ operational performance with robust, next-generation solutions and continuing its trend of delivering some of the industry’s most complex solutions. I am thrilled to assume the role of ETC’s CEO.”
ETC is a leading global systems and services provider for the tolling and transportation industries, delivering both Roadside systems and Back Office platforms. The company’s two decades of delivering technically sophisticated solutions has supported many of the country’s largest toll Authorities and helped transform the industry with first-of-its-kind advancements. ETC’s solutions process over $3 billion of toll revenue annually.