Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, will be actively taking part in the Global Summit of Women with Sodexo Regional Chairman and long-time advocate for equality, Johnpaul Dimech, speaking on a panel of champions of industry about gender.

Sodexo, already a leader in diversity and inclusion, is breaking new ground in gender parity. In Australia, more than 50% of Sodexo’s workforce and 40% of its management team is female.

Globally, women represent 50% of the board while thirty-two percent of senior leadership positions are held by women – a 6% increase at the very top levels since 2013. Middle management and site management positions are balanced at 46%. Currently, 59% of the total workforce works within gender-balanced management.

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About Sodexo in Australia: Sodexo in Australia employs a diverse workforce of over 5,000 employees. Sodexo delivers a unique array of over 100 integrated services lines including: catering, facilities management, concierge services, security, asset maintenance and hospitality services in the following segments: Corporate, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Justice and Energy & Resources both on and off shore.

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 organisational 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 optimise their mobility and expenses management, to in-home assistance, child care centres 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.

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 capitalisation (as of January 10, 2018)

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