DURHAM — Durham-based food technology company FoodLogiQ LLC has named a new chief executive officer.

Sean O’Leary took over the company effective Jan. 7.

O’Leary has over 25 years of knowledge and experience from the technology industry. Most recently, O’Leary served as CEO of Atlanta-based Synthio, a customer data platform that works to efficiently connect sales and marketing teams to companies.

O’Leary has also held executive level positions at KnowledgeTree Inc., StrikeIron, Motorola, Good Technology and Cisco Systems.

“I am honored at the opportunity to lead FoodLogiQ,” said O’Leary in a statement. “FoodLogiQ is comprised of an amazing team and the accomplishments that have been achieved to date are remarkable. We have a unique opportunity to expand upon our established base and continue with the strong momentum driving traceability and transparency in the food industry. I look forward to working with the FoodLogiQ team to take the company to the next level.”

Interim CEO Jamie Duke will continue serving the company as a member of the board of directors and advisor to the company.

Former CEO Dean Wiltse led the company from July 2015 to August 2018.

“The board is pleased to have found a seasoned SaaS leader with extensive experience in building value, driving innovation and scaling forward-thinking technology companies,” said Tom Finegan, FoodLogiQ co-founder and chairman. “We are also incredibly grateful to Jamie for his leadership and commitment to FoodLogiQ over the last several months.”

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FoodLogiQ customer base includes popular chain restaurants and restaurant groups, including: Buffalo Wild Wings, CAVA, Chipotle Mexican Grill, CKE Restaurants, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, IPC/SUBWAY and Tropical Smoothie Café.

FoodLogiQ LLC is a software service provider of traceability, food safety and supply chain transparency solutions. Their supply chain repertoire includes manufactures such as Tyson Foods, food retailers such as Whole Foods Market and hundreds of growers, co-packers and marketers.

This story is from the North Carolina Business News Wire, a service of UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism