Sodexo is celebrating its first quarter of a century operating in India.
Since entering the market in 1997, the multinational foodservice and facility services provider has demonstrated agility and innovation by expanding its offering year-on-year to become a comprehensive employee experience services provider.
With a team of 40,500+ professionals, Sodexo India is improving the quality of life of 4 million consumers serving 500+ premium global & Indian organizations. The Group operates On-Site Services, providing Food and FM services for consumers in the Corporate, Healthcare, Education, and Energy & Resources environment, as well as Benefits & Rewards Services, offering a comprehensive suite of 100 per cent digital solutions.
Rohit Bahety, Country President, Sodexo Onsite Services, India, comments: “The past 25 years have been an amazing journey; full of incredible experiences, supportive clients, and sustainable growth. In the coming years, our food transformation initiatives will be reinforced through strategics partnerships with the start-up ecosystem and progressive investments in offsite and partner kitchens whereas in Facilities Management services, we will enhance the use of robotics, IoT and automation to enrich service experience.
“The diversity of cultures, age, ethnicities, traditions and therefore, varying expectations and interests, has enriched Sodexo’s journey in the country. By continuously innovating and expanding the solutions and offerings, in particular digital, Sodexo is improving the everyday of millions of people throughout the country. Backed by concrete commitments, nurtured by partnerships with local agencies and NGOs, Sodexo will continue to place a high emphasis on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, as well as acting to achieve its target of carbon emissions reduction.”
Anish Sarkar, CEO Sodexo Benefits & Rewards Services India, adds: “Building on our values of Service Spirit, Team Spirit, and Spirit of Progress, over the past 25 years we have established ourselves as the Partner of Trust for our clients, consumers, merchants, associates, and employees. From being early pioneers with Meal Benefits, we have brought to Indian corporates many innovations like the first-of-its-kind multi-benefit platform that helps address evolving needs.
“We will continue to focus on introducing new-age benefits while further enhancing our consumer value proposition backed by robust compliance. We are confident that our agile IT platform and world-class consumer app will help us address new segments and market adjacencies.”