Sodexo’s Motivation Solutions: Something for Everyone

September 14, 2009

New Motivation Offerings provide Flexible and Effective Solutions to Companies throughout the United States

Sodexo’s Motivation Solutions: Something for Everyone

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 14, 2009 – Sodexo, a leading global foodservice and facilities management company, is expanding its assortment of flexible and effective solutions for recognition in the workplace. Sodexo Pass, a division of Sodexo North America, now has some new services and products available to help companies throughout the United States build commitment, engagement, and employee loyalty.

The new services include recognition program consulting and design, additional reward and gifting products, and the Sodexo Performance Suite Software, which is used to manage recognition programs and develop metrics to track the return on investment. Sodexo’s Recognition Specialists have the expertise to use these new options as they create tailor-made programs aligned with a company’s culture and targeted to deliver measurable results.

Sodexo Pass has also expanded its gift card programs by offering two additional options for clients to select the perfect gift for any type of audience. The new Open Pass Incentive Gift Card can be used everywhere Discover is accepted. This personal and cost effective reward option features such an extensive network of stores, restaurants, and facilities it can be easily used in small towns or big cities throughout the nation. In addition, Sodexo’s Esteem Pass series of multi-retail cards now includes a new practical theme called the “Every Day” incentive gift card. It features shopping options such as grocery stores, drug stores, and affordable restaurants, complementing the “Memorable Moments” incentive gift card which can be used at a variety of leading nationwide retailers, specialty stores and restaurants. The additional products will allow clients to show their appreciation with flexible gifts that can be used to supplement every day needs or to purchase something special. 

“We know that having a motivated workforce is one of the keys to a company’s successful future and our new incentive products are aimed at touching the heart of an organization by offering meaningful tokens of appreciation,” said Sodexo Pass USA Head of Sales Elizabeth Jorgensen. “With the new Open Pass Incentive Gift Card and the Every Day Esteem Pass a company’s culture is combined with the power of choice to form a personal thank-you.” 

Each of the new gift and reward options can be customized for even greater personal impact. Find more information about Sodexo’s motivation solutions and products at www.sodexomotivation.com
 
Esteem Pass gift cards are Discover® prepaid cards issued by Palm Desert National Bank pursuant to license from Discover Network.  Sodexo Pass USA is a registered ISO of Palm Desert National Bank.  These cards are sold business-to-business by Sodexo as a corporate reward and incentive and gifting solution. The cards are fulfilled and managed by Sodexo Pass USA.

About Sodexo in North America and Sodexo Pass
Sodexo in North America is a leading integrated food and facilities management services company in the United States, Canada and Mexico, with $7.3 billion (USD) in annual revenue and 120,000 employees. Sodexo in North America serves more than ten million customers daily in corporations, health care, long term care and retirement centers, schools, college campuses, government and remote sites. Sodexo in North America, headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., is a member of Sodexo Group, which owns and operates Sodexo Pass. Sodexo in North America funds the Sodexo Foundation, an independent charitable organization that, since its founding in 1999, has made more than $11 million in grants to fight hunger in America.

Sodexo Pass, currently ranked second in the world in the prepaid card sector, offers meal and food vouchers, childcare vouchers, and prepaid gift cards across 30 countries with additional tailored gift programs in 24 countries.

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