SAN RAFAEL, CA--(Marketwire -08/22/12)- SafetyChain Software - innovators of realtime food safety chain management solutions that help companies manage regulatory, non-regulatory and customer-driven safety and quality compliance along their entire supply chains - is very pleased to announce that Dr. David Acheson has joined its Board of Directors.
Dr. Acheson is a partner at Leavitt Partners and oversees its Food and Import Safety practice. Prior to joining Leavitt, he served as Chief Medical Officer of the FDA, Associate Commissioner for Foods at the FDA, Chief Medical Officer at the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service and Chief Medical Officer at the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN). He is also a frequent author and speaker in the food safety and quality assurance community.
"As the complexities and regulatory requirements along the global food supply chain continue to expand, so will the need for technology and software innovations that help keep food safe. I look forward to working with SafetyChain Software as a board advisor as they continue to provide innovative food safety and quality assurance solutions that help companies promote compliance at all points along the supply chain," said Acheson.
"At SafetyChain, we are committed to creating software solutions that help the food and beverage industry save time, save money and create efficiencies that lead to the highest standard of safety and quality from farm-to-fork. We are very excited for this opportunity to have David share his insights and experience to help us continue to bring emerging Safety Chain Management solutions to the global market, and we are very pleased to welcome him to our Board of Directors," said Walter Smith, SafetyChain's President and CEO.
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