Sodexo was founded in Marseilles by Pierre Bellon in 1966. Throughout the last 51 years Sodexo’s focus, and key enabler for its growth, has been on delivering services that make a meaningful difference to those it serves and the communities in which it operates.
Now the world’s largest services company, Sodexo employs over 420,000 people in 80 countries and delivers over 100 different services. Its scale allows it to provide clients with a unique and unrivalled proposition that brings together best practice and innovation from around the world and localises it to meet specific client objectives, meaning clients really do benefit from its global presence.
Services delivered by Sodexo improve quality of life and boost productivity by focusing on six key areas:
Sodexo Ireland employs over 2,200 people on 200 client sites in the corporate, government, schools and university sectors with a turnover of 98m euros. It was voted Top Site Contract Caterer at the 2016 Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Catering Ireland and Total Facilities Management Service Provider of the Year at the 2016 Facilities Management Awards Ireland.
Margot Slattery, country president for Sodexo Ireland commented, “Becoming a patron was a natural ‘fit’ for our company, given our French heritage and the importance we place on making a positive impact in the communities in which we operate. We look forward to becoming involved with Chamber activities for many years to come.”
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