Feeding a Growing Appetite for FM
September 03, 2014
This article, by Michelle Ervin, originally appeared in the July/August 2014 issue of Canadian Facility Management & Design.
How Sodexo, a private food services company in France, evolved into a global public company, with Canada-wide coverage, offering a suite of facilities management services.
It's a journey that began in Marseilles, France in 1966, when Pierre Bellon left a catering company to start his own food services company focused on corporations, hospitals and schools.
Nearly half a century later, Bellon's company, Sodexo, has evolved from a sole proprietorship to a publicly traded company with global reach, including Canada-wide coverage. Focusing on organic growth, Sodexo has broadened its scope to offer what it describes collectively as quality of life services.
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