Shanghai, November 3, 2017 - France-China Seminar in Sports Industry was held at Sodexo’s HQ in Shanghai on October 27th, and Ms. Laura Flessel, French Sports Minister and Olympic Fencing Champion, attended the summit.

This seminar was launched by Business France, Club Sports China within the framework of “French China Sports Day”, and co-hosted by Sodexo, aiming to initiate discussion on sports training, sports & leisure and the cooperation between France and China in the related fields with Chinese decision-makers and corporates. 

Ms. Laura Flessel and Thomas OUDART

With over 20-year experience in managing unique venues and organizing world-class sports and cultural events, Sodexo, as the member of Club Sports China, was invited to the seminar, where Thomas OUDART, Business Development Vice President of Sports & Leisure in Sodexo China, introduced Sodexo’s best practices across the world, and shared the industry trends of sports, wellness and tourism in China. 

“In France, Sodexo is a family brand covering 80 countries in the world.” Ms. Laura Flessel stated, “I’m excited that there is such an international group for managing sport’s affairs, who has been in China for 22 years. I’m also very happy to exchange the experiences and opinions about the France-China business for supporting the sports development in both countries. We would like to share the advantage and competitiveness of French companies to the world, with our expertise that we are proud of, which will enable the development ability via communications and cooperation across the countries.” 

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