Major multinational corporations such as AstraZeneca, Exxon Mobil, Merck and Nokia contract with Sodexo. The company also operates catering in some of the world's largest airports, such as Orly in Paris, and for airlines such as Air France and Qatar Air.Continue Reading
Sodexo also services public sector customers, including the U.S. Marine Corps. The company provides catering at 51 bases globally. Corporate clients represent around 30 percent of its business.
Sodexo is a French company with operations in 80 countries. Aside from catering, it provides cleaning, maintenance, laundry, waste management and other services, often sold as integrated packages. It also runs child care and centers and nursing homes on its own, and manages administrative tasks such as voucher systems for clients. It is one of the largest companies in the world in its field.
For 2014, the company reported 19.8 billion euros in revenue. It has 413,000 employees working at 32,000 different sites, making it the 19th largest employer in the world. Forty-one percent of its revenue comes from operations in North America, with a further 31 percent from continental Europe, 10 percent from Ireland and the UK and 18 percent from the rest of the world. Sodexo has been the target of protests over wage and unionization issues.Learn more about Older Adults