Sodexo Senior Vice President nominated to the Foundation of Centre des femmes de Montreal Board of Directors
August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015 – Montreal (Quebec) - The Foundation of le Centre des femmes de Montréal has named Marie-Hélène Sicard, Senior Vice President of Corporate Services, Sodexo Canada, to join their Board of Directors.
Marie-Hélène Sicard has served on several Board committees including the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal. She is a proud godmother to Le Chaînon, a well-established shelter for women in Montreal and a founding member of SWIFt (Sodexo’s Women’s International Forum for Talent). SWIFt was created in 2009 to increase women’s representation in leadership positions through tangible initiatives such as increasing the number of women in operations, creating a culture of inclusion and serving as role models and advocates for gender diversity.
“I’m honoured to be a part of such an important organization,” says Marie-Hélène Sicard, Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, Sodexo Canada. “ Le Centre des femmes understands that every woman’s situation is unique and they have dedicated their time to fighting poverty, violence, alienation and hopelessness through employment support. As a firm believer in gender equality, I believe that organizations like Le Centre des femmes are essential to helping women rise above their current socio-economic situations and tip the scales towards a more gender-balanced society.”
Sodexo has long placed gender balance at the heart of its strategy and performance. To learn more about Sodexo’s gender strategy and their women’s employee business resource group visit www.sodexo.ca and click on Diversity & inclusion.