Sodexo extends partnership with Nokia as Global Facilities Management provider

June 6, 2013

Sodexo has expanded its partnership with Nokia, leader in mobile communications and online mapping solutions, signing a long term global agreement to provide an integrated range of facility management services across Nokia’s office portfolio.

phoneAs of today, the agreement spans 55 countries and 140 sites, with the final objective of integrating the full range of 290 locations in 66 countries within the next 12 months.

The contract represents a unique approach for both partners, based on Sodexo as single global supplier, leading to a solution that streamlines current processes, increases visibility and measurement of performance globally and provides the flexibility required to meet Nokia’s changing needs.

Sodexo’s expertise in Facilities Management, from design through to operations, enabled the Group to provide a complete offer of innovative services - ranging from Technical Maintenance and Energy Management to Catering, Concierge, and Wellness services – that drives global alignment and synergies for Nokia. Sodexo also provides Benefits & Rewards services to Nokia staff in 15 countries. The Group’s unique Quality of Life services offer and customer focused strategy contribute to staff engagement and well-being at Nokia, helping Nokia be an employer of choice in its industry.

Sylvia Metayer, Director of International Large Accounts from Sodexo, said: “This major turnaround in our partnership with Nokia is the result of working closely for over 20 years with this strategic client and understanding how we can best add value and contribute to the Quality of Life of Nokia’s employees through the provision of consistent and high calibre services, whilst also enabling Nokia to focus on its core business.”

Riku Pentikainen, Nokia Security & WR Head of Strategic Partnerships: “This partnership is in line with Nokia Security & Workplace Resources strategy to support Nokia’s people in enabling them to excel by providing workplaces and services which make them as successful as possible. By consolidating services under one provider, by introducing cross-discipline support and by putting great people to manage the sites, Sodexo have improved services while bringing commercial synergies.”