After more than 14 years with Coreworx Inc., founder, Chief Technology Officer and former CEO, Ray Simonson has announced his retirement, effective Aug. 31, 2017. During his time as CEO, Simonson galvanized the company’s vision on delivering top quality software solutions that improve information management on capital engineering and construction projects and help to improve project execution.

During his tenure leading Coreworx, Simonson was influential in the design of the Coreworx platform and successfully saw the release of industry leading tools, including Coreworx Interface Management and Coreworx Contract Management. In addition to producing software for the industry, Ray was intimately involved with the implementation of Coreworx solutions for clients such as Fluor, Chevron, Saudi Aramco, Shell, and Emerson amongst others. During his time as CEO, Simonson lead the management buy-out from Acorn Energy and several capital raises for Coreworx in addition to leading the internal development team and mentoring many along the way.

“Ray has been an integral part of what Coreworx is today as a company, as well as what the Coreworx products being used around the world are today, and he should be proud of all he has accomplished here,” stated John Gillberry, Coreworx CEO. Gillberry went on to add, “Ray has led Coreworx through highs and lows with integrity and conviction and will always be regarded as an outstanding leader by those who have had the good fortune to work by his side. We thank him for his years of service and hard work and wish him nothing but the best for his future endeavors.”

During the spring of 2017, Mr. John Gillberry became CEO of Coreworx to prepare for Simonson’s upcoming transition. Simonson stated, “It’s been an honour and a privilege to lead the Coreworx team and we’ve all grown and gained much experience together. At this time, I am confident that Coreworx is stronger than ever, and with John Gillberry at the helm, they are certainly poised for great success in the future.”

Coreworx is a software and services company that builds integrated information management software solutions for the world’s engineering and construction projects. Coreworx solutions service a portfolio of projects valued at over $1 trillion across 40 countries, on more than 2000 projects with 100,000+ users.

Coreworx software enables EPCs and owner-operators to automate best practices, mitigate business risk, and improve performance to budget throughout the entire project life cycle.

Coreworx has development and sales locations in Houston, Calgary, and Kitchener.

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