Sodexo : Marc Rolland takes up role of Sodexo CFO effective 21 December 2015

ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX, France, Dec. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As was announced in March 2015, Siân Herbert-Jones took a personal decision to leave Sodexo following her successful tenure as Group CFO, with a year-long transition period to enable her successor, Marc Rolland, to smoothly come on board.

The transition from Siân Herbert-Jones to Marc Rolland has been completed successfully. Accordingly, Marc Rolland becomes Group CFO effective Monday December 21, 2015. Sian Herbert-Jones will continue to support the Group until 29 February 2016.

About Sodexo

Founded in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 75 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 nearly 50 years of experience: from foodservices, reception, maintenance and cleaning, to facilities and equipment management; from Meal Pass, Gift Pass and Mobility Pass benefits for employees to in-home assistance 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 420,000 employees throughout the world.

Key Figures (as of August 31, 2015)

19.8 billion euro consolidated revenues

420,000 employees

19th largest employer worldwide

80 countries

32,700 sites

75 million consumers served daily

12.6 billion euro in market capitalization (as of November 18, 2015)


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