CEO Denis Machuel announces a new Executive Committee to drive Sodexo’s growth and development

June 28, 2018

Chief Executive Officer Denis Machuel today announces a new Executive Committee to drive Sodexo’s growth agenda. The new organization will be effective as of 1 July 2018.

CEO Denis Machuel announces a new Executive Committee to drive Sodexo’s growth and development

This evolution of the Executive Committee will ensure alignment throughout the business, strengthen client and consumer focus and maximize efficiency in local execution. The enlarged Executive Committee, with seven new members, will:

Ensure that all segments and activities are represented. As such, will join:

  • Tony Leech, CEO, Government & Agencies,
  • Didier Sandoz, CEO Personal & Home Services and
  • Nathalie Bellon-Szabo, who becomes CEO, Sports & Leisure, replacing Pierre Henry who has announced his intention to retire.

Reinforce regional representation. As such, will join:

  • Johnpaul Dimech, Region Chair, Asia Pacific,
  • Anna Notarianni, Region Chair, France. 

Strengthen Sodexo’s focus on clients’ and consumers’ rapidly changing needs. As such, will join:

  • Belen Moscoso Del Prado, Chief Digital & Innovation Officer
  • Bruno Vanhaelst, in the newly-created role of Chief Marketing Officer.

 

“I am confident that this expanded Executive Committee will successfully drive Sodexo forward and ensure strong alignment and efficient execution as we continue to address our growth challenges,” said Denis Machuel, Sodexo CEO. “We are renewing our focus on clients and consumers, bringing key expertise on board to optimize digital innovation and consumer insights when developing and selling offers. I look forward to working with this new, dynamic and diverse Executive Committee to unlock Sodexo’s potential and accelerate growth.”    

 

Accordingly, as of 1 July 2018, Sodexo’s Executive Committee will comprise 19 members, 7 women and 12 men of 7 different nationalities, as follows:

  • Denis Machuel, Chief Executive Officer
  • Nathalie Bellon-Szabo, CEO, Sports & Leisure
  • Cathy Desquesses, Chief People Officer
  • Johnpaul Dimech, Region Chair, Asia Pacific
  • Lorna Donatone, Region Chair, North America; CEO Geographic Regions
  • Sean Haley, CEO, Service Operations; Regional Chair, UK & Ireland
  • Nicolas Japy, CEO, Energy & Resources
  • Tony Leech, CEO, Government & Agencies
  • Satya-Christophe Menard, CEO, Schools & Universities
  • Sylvia Metayer, CEO, Corporate Services
  • Belen Moscoso Del Prado, Chief Digital & Innovation Officer
  • Anna Notarianni, Region Chair, France
  • Marc Plumart, CEO, Healthcare & Seniors
  • Marc Rolland, Chief Financial Officer
  • Dianne Salt, Chief Brand & Communication Officer
  • Didier Sandoz, CEO, Personal & Home Services
  • Aurelien Sonet, CEO, Benefits & Rewards Services
  • Bruno Vanhaelst, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Damien Verdier, Chief Strategy and Corporate Responsibility Officer

 

Biographies of new Executive Committee Members

 


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