ALPHARETTA, GA. — Scentric, a provider of data classification solutions, has a new chief executive officer.

Jeff Hornung, who joined the firm earlier this year as vice president for business development, takes over as CEO. Sanjay Sehgal, the firm’s co-founder, remains chairman.

Scentric works with companies to make better use of data across enterprise networks. Its Scentric Destiny product catalogs, classifies and controls data in order to manage data growth, help meet regulatory requirements and take better advantage of existing IT infrastructure.

Hornung has more than 25 years of experience with high-tech firms, including HP, Dell and Network Appliance.