Sodexo appoints new business development manager for corporate services

Sodexo, one of Ireland’s leading on-site services providers and a Patron of FICC, has recently appointed Sarita Johnston as business development manager for corporate services. She joined the company from Enterprise Ireland, where she was the HPSU Start Department Manager.

Sarita is responsible for driving sales of the corporate services offering in Ireland and Northern Ireland, reporting into Steven White, business development director. Within the corporate sector in Ireland, Sodexo works with clients in finance, pharma, technology and FMCG, including Ervia, Gas Networks Ireland, Bord Bia, Central Bank, PayPal, Dell and Microsoft.


Sarita has held several business development and strategic mentoring roles at Enterprise Ireland since 1996 and worked across multiple sectors from industrial and life sciences, consumer, software and technology services and cleantech.  She also held roles in the regions and in commercial evaluation.  She was responsible for supporting and boosting the number of innovative, export-oriented businesses with the potential to grow and scale internationally.  She has over twenty years’ experience in working with indigenous companies across multiple sectors and holds a Bachelor of Business (Hons Degree) and an MBS from Liverpool John Moores University in the UK.


Julie Ennis, managing director, Corporate Services, Sodexo Ireland, saidWe’re delighted to welcome Sarita to the company, where her experience in both the public and private sector will be immensely valuable in expanding and growing our corporate services portfolio in Ireland.”.


Sodexo is a leading provider of food and facilities management services to clients in business and industry, education, financial services and healthcare in Ireland and Northern Ireland.  It employs approximately 3,700 people in 230 locations with a combined turnover of €141 million in 2018.

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