Burlington, Ontario January 26, 2022

Lorenzo Carlesi was appointed as the new CEO of the Healthcare and Senior Living segment

Mr. Carlesi’s mission is to lead Sodexo’s growing business by delivering patient nutrition, culinary services, infection prevention, technology management and other essential services for Sodexo’s healthcare and long-term care clients across Canada. Together with a team of experts in place, they will accelerate the evolution of our offers and services to better suit your needs in this everyday changing world. 

Suzanne Bergeron, Sodexo Canada President said:

We are very excited to welcome Lorenzo to our team. His vast experience in the healthcare and senior living industry will undoubtedly be a true asset for our business. As a member of the Canadian Leadership Committee, Lorenzo will bring additional perspective to accelerate our growth.

Previously, Lorenzo served as CEO for Sodexo Healthcare and Seniors in the Mediterranean region starting in 2016. He joined Sodexo in 2012 to lead a Group-wide transformation program and later led growth and business improvement projects in Europe. Before joining Sodexo, he led the growth strategy and business development at Fincantieri and was a senior member of McKinsey & Co.’s Corporate Finance & Strategy Practice. 

Lorenzo holds a Ph.D. in Organization and Management and a Master’s Degree in Economics from Tor Vergata University in Rome. He is based at Sodexo’s head office in Burlington, Ontario. 

About Sodexo Canada

Sodexo delivers a wide range of customized solutions, designed to optimize work and living environments. Sodexo has been providing food and facilities management services in Canada for over 40 years, with a focus on enhancing safety, work process and well-being. Sodexo is a market leader in Canada. Sodexo has been recognized as a top employer for the past seven consecutive years. Sodexo is proud to have created the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, an independent charitable organization that has raised over $3 million to fight hunger and donated more than one million meals to at-risk youth across Canada since 2007.  

Sodexo is included in the CAC Next 20, CAC 40 ESG, FTSE 4 Good and DJSI indices.


Key Figures 

  • 9,000 employees as of August 31, 2021
  • Recipient of Canada’s Greenest Employer Awards 2021
  • Recipient of Canada’s Diversity & Inclusion Employer Awards 2021100 million consumers served daily
  • 1 million consumers served daily



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