Sodexo Selected for Food Services at 20 U.S. Marine Corps
August 08, 2011
With this additional contract, Sodexo will serve a total of 51 garrison mess hall locations in Arizona, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
GAITHERSBURG, MD August 8, 2011—Sodexo, Inc., leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, announced today that it has been selected by the United States Marine Corps for a contract for up to seven years to provide food services at 20 Marine Corps garrison mess halls in the west coast of the U.S., valued at $766 million in revenues over the life of the contract.
"We are very pleased and proud that the Marine Corps recognized Sodexo's exceptional breadth and expertise in providing value and service to the U.S. Marine Corps men and women," said George Chavel, president and CEO Sodexo North America. "Each day, the United States Marines are called upon to do what they do best—launching rapid-response, flexible and self-sustaining teams on a moment's notice to wherever they are needed around the world. The teams here at Sodexo remain prepared to do what we do best, provide the very best service to our customers."
With this additional contract, Sodexo will serve a total of 51 garrison mess hall locations in Arizona, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C. More than 37 percent of Sodexo's contract with the U.S. Marine Corps will be serviced through subcontracts with small, minority, disadvantaged and women-owned businesses and with organizations that represent the interests of individuals with disabilities. Sodexo will combine custom-created systems and programs at each base location to provide quality dining for Marine Corps customers.
Sodexo was awarded the contract to operate 31 additional mess halls in February 2011.
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Quality of Life plays an important role in the progress of individuals and the performance of organizations. Based on this conviction, Sodexo is the strategic partner for companies and institutions that place a premium on performance and well-being, as it has since Pierre Bellon founded the company in 1966. Sharing the same passion for service, Sodexo's 380,000 employees, in 80 countries design, manage and deliver an unrivaled range of On-site Service Solutions and Motivation Solutions. Sodexo has created a new form of service business that contributes to the economic, social and environmental development of the communities, regions and countries in which it operates and to the fulfillment of its employees.
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