Sodexo ranked number three in the world among outsourcing services companies

May 04, 2009

It is the fourth consecutive year that Sodexo has been ranked in the top five of the Global Outsourcing 100. For the second year in a row, Sodexo was the highest-ranked company in its industry category, “Facility Services.”

Sodexo ranked number three in the world among outsourcing services companies

Paris, May 4, 2009 – Sodexo, a world leader in Food and Facilities Management services, has been ranked third among the world’s leading outsourcing services companies by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals™ (IAOP™)*, an industry trade group. It is the fourth consecutive year that Sodexo has been ranked in the top five of the Global Outsourcing 100™.  For the second year in a row, Sodexo was the highest-ranked company in its industry category, “Facility Services.”

In making  the classification, IAOP evaluates outsourcing companies throughout the world based on a series of criteria including revenue growth, outsourcing experience, global presence, workforce skills and training, technical and business certifications (such as ISO 9001), the track record of the management team and the quality of its customer services. 

Sodexo CEO, Michel Landel, commented, “We are honored with this recognition as one of the world’s leading outsourcing companies.  It is a tribute to the daily commitment of our more than 355,000 employees around the world to make every day a better day for our clients and consumers.”

*The “Global Outsourcing 100™,” as determined by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals™ (IAOP™), appears as a special advertising feature produced by IAOP in the May 4 issue of Fortune magazine.

About Sodexo
Sodexo, founded in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, is a world leader in Food and Facilities Management services, with more than 355,000 employees on 30,600 sites in 80 countries. For Fiscal 2008, which closed August 31, 2008, Sodexo had revenues of 13.6 billion euro. Listed on Euronext Paris, the Group has a current market capitalization of 5,8 billion euro.

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