Since its foundation by Pierre Bellon in 1966, Sodexo has been improving people’s Quality of Life. For 50 years, we have developed unique expertise, backed by nearly 460,000 employees in 72 countries across the globe.

50 years of improving Quality of Life

Sodexo’ Chronicles

For the 50th anniversary of Sodexo, we are launching a series of videos tracing the evolution the company from a small start-up in Marseille to the world leader in Quality of Life Services, one of the largest French-founded international groups today. Every week until October, discover Sodexo’s story in a new light. Watch the video clips presenting the key moments in the company’s history from 1966 to 2016.

What do Star Trek and Sodexo have in common?

The beginning of a long-term relationship with the CEA

A new step of the French space exploration with Sodexo

The conquest of the school market

The Eiffel Tower centenary and the acquisition of The Bateaux Parisiens

Jamaica and Sodexo’s first participation in the Winter Olympic games

First Sodexo International Innovation Forum

The world’s biggest food services company

Fighting worldwide hunger

Sodexo became market leader in North America

Our commitment towards local communities

The Brazilian leader of vouchers and cards services

The Brazilian leader of company services

2013: Developping our Facilities Management expertise in India

2015: First Quality of Life Conference



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