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Sodexo announces evolution of the Group Executive Committee

Paris, March 9, 2018 - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, announces the following changes to the Group Executive Committee:

Satya Menard, currently CEO Service Operations, has been appointed Global CEO Schools and Universities segments and will begin transitioning to the role as of April 1st, 2018.  Satya will continue to report to Sodexo CEO Denis Machuel and will continue to be a member of the Group Executive Committee.  He will remain based in the US.

Sean Haley, currently Regional Chair, UK and Ireland, has been appointed CEO Service Operations and will begin transitioning to the role as of April 1st, 2018. Sean will report to CEO Denis Machuel and will join the Group Executive Committee.  Sean will continue with his role as Regional Chair until further notice and will remain based in the UK.

Commenting these changes, Sodexo CEO Denis Machuel said "Both Satya and Sean will make strong contributions in their respective new roles.  They are accomplished leaders who each bring a client focus and a passion for making a positive contribution to consumers' quality of life.  Their commitment to deliver on our strategy will help grow the business profitably over the longer term."


Sean Haley   Satya Menard
  Sean joined Sodexo as part of
the Atkins' asset management business in December 2011. 
As the Senior Vice President
of Service Operations for the UK and Ireland and previously as the head of business development, Sean has played a critical role
in supporting the transformation
of the business.  He has over 28 years of experience and an
in-depth knowledge of both public and private sector outsourcing. 

    During his 20 years with Sodexo, Satya has held progressively senior roles including the CEO
of Benefits and Rewards Services for Central Europe and the CEO
of Central and South America for onsite services, helping him form
a global perspective.  As CEO
of Service Operations since 2015, Satya has been responsible
for coordinating all internal support to operations including service experts in food, Facilities Management, Supply Chain,
and Information Services
& Technology. 

About Sodexo

Founded in Marseille in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 100 million consumers each day through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Through its more than 100 services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed over 50 years of experience: from food services, reception, maintenance and cleaning, to facilities and equipment management; from services and programs fostering employees' engagement to solutions that simplify and optimize their mobility and expenses management, to in-home assistance, child care centers and concierge services. Sodexo's success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and engage its 427,000 employees throughout the world.

Sodexo is included in the CAC 40 and DJSI indices and was named a member of Bloomberg's 2018 Gender Equality Index.

Key figures (as of August 31, 2017)

20.7 billion euro in consolidated revenues
427,000 employees
19th largest employer worldwide
80 countries
100 million consumers served daily
17 billion euro market capitalization (as of January 10, 2018)


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