Naranga Names Mark Montini as CEO; Tariq Farid to Transition to Chairman

Naranga, LLC, the second-largest provider of franchise operations software has appointed Mark Montini, CFE, as chief executive officer. Tariq Farid, the founder and CEO of Edible Arrangements and Naranga, will transition his role as Naranga’s CEO to serve as Chairman of Naranga’s Board of Directors.

“Mark has a refreshing, modern approach to leadership that’s proven incredibly effective delivering results and attracting top talent in the technology space. He’s the right person to lead Naranga as we aggressively pursue our vision of driving greater success for franchisees by providing the best technology to franchisors,” said Farid.

Montini, a certified franchise executive, brings to Naranga a history of successfully leveraging technology to help national brands drive better results for their local affiliates.  He was the founder and CEO of Promio, an automated franchise marketing platform that tracked franchisees’ exact return on investment related to their local marketing campaigns. Montini sold Promio in October 2016.

Naranga is a comprehensive franchise technology provider that delivers software solutions to help franchise businesses scale, at any size. Naranga has over 180 clients representing over 250 brands. Their software enhances overall operations, lead management, brand standards/field auditing and employee training.

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