Sodexo offers its condolences on the loss of Compass Group Chief Executive Richard Cousins

Paris, January 2, 2018 - The Board of Directors and the management team of Sodexo wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and Compass Group colleagues on the death of Richard Cousins and his family members. Mr. Cousins was a recognized leader by the entire industry. Under these tragic circumstances, we offer our sincerest sympathies.

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 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, safety, maintenance and cleaning, to facilities and equipment management; from Meal Pass, Gift Pass and Mobility Pass benefits for employees to in-home assistance, child care centers and concierge services. Sodexo's success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business and financial model and its ability to continuously develop and to engage the commitment of its 427,000 employees throughout the world.
Sodexo is a member of 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
16 billion euro market capitalization (as of November 15, 2017)


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Source:Sodexo S.A.